Policies

Equal Opportunity Policy Statement

It continues to be the policy of Georgia Southern University to implement equal opportunity to all employees, students, applicants for employment or admission, and participants in any of the University’s programs without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Georgia Southern University is committed to the fulfillment of this policy, which prohibits any employee, student, or patron from unlawfully harassing, threatening, or physically or verbally abusing another individual with the effect of unreasonably interfering with that person’s work or academic performance or of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or academic environment. Questions regarding this policy of nondiscrimination should be directed to:

Director of Equal Opportunity & Title IX
P.O. Box 8035
Statesboro, GA 30460-8035
(912) 478-5136

Accommodations for Individuals With Disabilities

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Georgia Southern University will honor requests for reasonable accommodations made by individuals with disabilities. Students must self-disclose any disability for which an accommodation is being sought to the Student Accessibility Resource Center (SARC) before academic or other accommodations can be implemented. For additional information, please call the Director of Equal Opportunity & Title IX at (912) 478-5136 / TDD (912) 478-0273 or the SARC Director at (912) 478-1566 / TDD (912) 478-0666. The TDD phone numbers are intended for individuals with hearing impairments.

Student Notification Policy

All Georgia Southern University students are provided with an e-mail address within 24 hours of student registration. E-mail addresses are the official means of communication between the University and the student. It is the student's responsibility to check his/her e-mail each school day for administrative messages. Failure to respond to a University communication or failure to act on a University communication in a timely manner may result in consequences that cannot be appealed or reversed.

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