Stephen F. Austin State University strives to provide an educational and work environment that affirms the rights and dignity of each individual. It is the policy of the university, in accordance with federal and state law, to prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information,citizenship and veteran status. Unlawful discrimination based on sex includes discrimination defined as sexual harassment.
The Discrimination Complaints/Sexual Harassment policy (2.11) outlines the university's commitment and details the procedures used to investigate complaints.
It is the responsibility of the university president to ensure that SFA and all its constituencies comply with the provisions of this policy and with all federal and state laws, executive orders and regulations regarding non-discrimination.
Discrimination complaints and/or questions concerning university discrimination complaint procedures may be directed to the following designated officials:
Employment Discrimination Issues
Director of Human Resources (e-mail)
Austin Building, Suite 201
P.O. Box 13039, Nacogdoches, TX 75962-3039
Title IX Discrimination Issues, including Sexual Harassment
Vice President for University Affairs (Title IX Coordinator) (e-mail)
Austin Building, Suite 314
P.O. Box 6101, Nacogdoches, TX 75962-6101
Detailed contact information for the Deputy Title IX Coordinators for Employees, Students, Third-Parties and Athletics are on the Title IX Coordinator website.
Student Disability Discrimination Issues
Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance Officer/Director of Disability Services (e-mail)
Human Services Building, Room 325
P.O. Box 6130, Nacogdoches, TX 75962-6130
Options Outside the University
Students may file complaints under Title IX with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education. Faculty and staff members may file complaints under Title IX with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education in certain circumstances, or under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.