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Non-Discrimination Policy

The University of La Verne College of Law is fully approved by the American Bar Association (Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654, (312) 988-6738). The College of Law is one of four colleges of the University of La Verne, and we adhere to the nondiscrimination policy set forth below:

The University of La Verne is a coeducational university organized as a nonprofit corporation under the laws of the State of California. Its purpose is to provide education and training to prepare its students to meet the responsibilities and duties of life effectively. Consisting of its eleven campuses in California, wherever located, the University is an institution built upon honor, integrity, trust, and respect. Consistent with these values, the University is committed to providing equal access and opportunity for all members of the University community in a safe and nondiscriminatory learning, living, and working environment.

In accordance with the requirements and prohibitions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other federal and California laws, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnic origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), marital status, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable law as to the admission or enrollment of any student, or its educational programs and activities; the employment of any member of the faculty or staff; the selection and treatment of volunteers or unpaid interns; or to the election of any officer or trustee of the University.

Inquiries concerning the University’s equal opportunity policies, compliance with applicable laws, statutes and regulations, or the University’s complaint procedures for such matters should be directed to the Title IX Manager at 1950 Third Street, La Verne, CA 91750, (909) 448-4076, email – Title9Manager@laverne.edu, or to the Dean of Students as the University’s designated Section 504 coordinator at 1950 Third Street, La Verne, CA 91750, (909) 448-4053. To the extent such inquiries and complaints pertaining to employment-related matters, they may be directed to the Chief Human Resources Officer at 1950 Third Street, La Verne, CA 91750, (909) 448-4076, as the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, Deputy Section 504 coordinator, and Deputy Title IX Manager with respect to employment matters. Questions about the application of Title VI, Title VII or Title IX to the University also may be directed to any of the following: Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Department of Education at OCR@ed.gov or (800) 421-3481. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission at info@eeoc.gov or (800) 669-4000.

 

Career Development Office

The law school also requires employers using its placement services and facilities to abide by these standards and to ensure that no such discrimination occurs in hiring, promotion, or compensation for work assignments.

 Disables Student Services

It is the policy and practice of the University of La Verne College of Law to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and state and local requirements regarding students and applicants with disabilities. No qualified individual with a disability shall be denied access to or participation in services, programs and activities of the University of La Verne College of Law. Copies of the complete policy regarding students and applicants with disabilities may be obtained from the Admissions Office.