|Submission Date||Feb. 4, 2015|
Saint John's University
PA-6: Support for Underrepresented Groups
Office of Sustainability
Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, academic support, or other programs to support underrepresented groups on campus?:
A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups:
SJU has a university-sponsored program called Intercultural LEAD, whose mission statement reads: “The Intercultural Leadership Education and Development Fellowship Program (Intercultural LEAD) engages and supports historically underrepresented, high achieving first generation college students who have demonstrated leadership ability and a commitment to intercultural awareness."
The website URL where more information about the support programs for underrepresented groups is available:
Does the institution have a discrimination response policy and/or team (or the equivalent) to respond to and support those who have experienced or witnessed a bias incident, act of discrimination or hate crime?:
A brief description of the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team:
Discrimination or harassment relating to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, or other legally protected category or characteristic is not only a violation of this policy and our values but it is also prohibited by both state and federal law. There is an online reporting form which can be used to report any experienced or witnessed incident, act of discrimination or hate crime.
The website URL where more information about the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team is available:
Does the institution offer housing options to accommodate the special needs of transgender and transitioning students?:
Does the institution produce a publicly accessible inventory of gender neutral bathrooms on campus?: