Equal Opportunity Policy Statement
It is the policy of Marshall University to provide equal opportunities to all prospective and current members of the student body, faculty, and staff on the basis of individual qualifications and merit without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, handicap, national origin, or sexual orientation. This non-discrimination policy also applies to all programs and activities covered under Title IX, which prohibits sex discrimination in higher education. Marshall University strives to provide educational opportunities for minorities and women in the undergraduate student body which reflect the interest, individual merit and availability of such individuals. The university ensures equality of opportunity and treatment in all areas related to student admissions, instruction, employment, placement accommodations, financial assistance programs, and other services.
Marshall University also neither affiliates with nor grants recognition to any individual, group, or organization having policies that discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, handicap, or national origin. Information on the implementation of the policy and/or the Title IX Amendment should be addressed to:
Office of Equity Programs
Huntington, West Virginia 25755.
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
Marshall University is committed to assisting all members of the University community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety report is available at www.marshall.edu/disclosures/securityreport. A printed copy of the report is available by calling the Marshall University Police Department at 304-696-4357.
The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as:
- crime prevention
- university police law enforcement authority
- crime reporting policies
- fire safety polices
- disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security on campus
The report also contains information about fire statistics in MU Residence Halls and crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by MU; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This information is required by law and is provided by Marshall University.
Consumer Information and Disclosures
In order to help consumers make well-informed decisions about postsecondary education, federal regulations require higher education institutions to disclose certain information. To assist in locating this information, Marshall University has created a Consumer Information and Disclosures launching point at http://www.marshall.edu/disclosures/. Among others, the following specific reports are available from the Marshall University Consumer Information and Disclosures web site: student financial aid information, drug and alcohol abuse prevention program information, retention rates, and graduation rates. Prospective students may request printed copies of any report at no charge by calling the Office of University Communications at 304-696-7153.