Student Affairs

Equitable Treatment in Programs and Activities Policies

Federal laws prohibit discrimination in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. The statutes listed below are applicable to Clemson University and provide in part:


Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of race or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

"No otherwise qualified individual with a disability in the United States shall, solely by reason of his or her disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

Section 303 of the Age Discrimination Act of 1975

"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

Clemson University conducts its programs and activities involving admission and treatment of students, employment, teaching, research and public service in a nondiscriminatory manner as prescribed by federal law and regulation.

Inquiries concerning the above may be addressed to — Director, Office of Access and Equity, 110 Holtzendorf  864-656-3181 (864-656-3553 TDD) - Director of the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education, Washington, D. C. 20201.