Legal Notices

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity

St. John’s University does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender or sex (including sexual harassment and sexual violence), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital or partnership status, alienage or citizenship status, disability, genetic predisposition, caregiver status, pregnancy, sexual and reproductive health decisions, status as a victim of domestic violence/sex offense/stalking, status in the uniformed services of the United States (including veteran status), arrest or conviction record, credit history, salary history, unemployment status or any other basis prohibited by law in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Amendments Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI or Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

The following person has been designated to handle student inquiries regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Amendments Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and related statutes and regulations: Dorothy Schmitt, Associate Director of the Counseling Center, Marillac Hall, Room 130, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439, 718-990-1482. 

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and to serve as the Title IX coordinator for purposes of overall campus compliance: Danielle Haynes, Interim Director of Equal Opportunity and Compliance and Title IX Coordinator, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439, titleix@stjohns.edu or haynesd1@stjohns.edu, 718-990-2660.

The following person has been designated deputy Title IX coordinator for the Office of Student Life: Jackie Lochrie, Associate Dean for Student Services, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439, lochriej@stjohns.edu; 718-990-6568.

The following person has been designated deputy Title IX coordinator for Athletics: Kathleen F. Meehan, Associate Vice President for Athletics, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439, meehank@stjohns.edu; 718-990-6173.

Inquiries concerning the application of anti-discrimination laws may be referred to the Title IX coordinators or to the Office for Civil Rights, United States Department of Education. For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the U.S. Department of Education office that serves your area, or call 1(800) 421-3481.