ARTICLE 19. DISCRIMINATION GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE FOR STUDENTS

This Grievance Procedure is established for the purpose of providing a mechanism of due process for students of Pittsburg State University who allege discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex, disability, marital status, national origin, age, ancestry or veterans status.

Pittsburg State University is committed to the elimination of discrimination in all of its programs and activities. The Office of Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action also makes referrals to other University grievance procedures. If you have concerns or questions about educational equity, you may contact the Office of Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action.

A conscientious effort will be made to resolve difficulties at the lowest level possible. All inquiries and/or complaints are governed by the confidentiality laws and guidelines. No person shall be subjected to discharge, suspension, discipline, harassment or any form of discrimination for having utilized or having assisted in the utilization of the Affirmative Action Grievance Procedure.