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Title IX


Hofstra University Nondiscrimination Policy

Includes general information about Hofstra’s nondiscrimination policy, with information and links to policies, contacts and resources. 

Student Policy Prohibiting Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence & Stalking,Prohibited Bias and Discriminatory Harassment Policy, and Title IX Grievance Policy

This policy:

  • Tells you how to make a complaint.
  • Lists resources available at Hofstra relating to sexual misconduct, relationship violence and discriminatory harassment.
  • Certain University employees are required to report the names of those involved and all relevant information he or she reveals to a University Official and they cannot keep things confidential. The Policy identifies who these employees are and which staff members you may speak with confidentially, such as our Student Counseling Center.
  • Provides a different disciplinary process than our regular conduct process, which includes the opportunity for both parties to present witnesses and other evidence.

Hofstra University Harassment Policy 

While the preceding student policies outline the procedures for reporting sexual misconduct by students, students or employees who believe they have been subjected to harassment  by employees or other nonstudent members of the University community, should refer to the Hofstra University Harassment Policy.

If you believe you have been subjected to harassment under this policy and seek to file a formal complaint you may contact the Equal Rights and Opportunity Officer at (516) 463-7310 or the Chief Human Resources Officer, who is a Harassment Advisor under the Harassment Policy.

The Equal Rights and Opportunity Officer is the designated official responsible for the investigation of harassment complaints made by members of the University community, as well as for coordinating the processing of such complaints under this policy.

Equal Rights and Opportunity Officer
(516) 463-6859
C/O Office of Human Resources
205 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549

Harassment Advisor
Chief Human Resources Officer, 516-463-6859
205 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549

Code of Community Standards

The lawful and ethical conduct of our students plays an essential role in achieving our educational mission and upholding our P.R.I.D.E. Values of Personal and social responsibility, Respect for self and others, Integrity, ethics and leadership, Diversity and community and Expression and free exchange.  The Code of Community Standards describes Hofstra’s community standards and outlines students’ rights and responsibilities.