Personnel Manual

Policy on Non-Discrimination

Pacific Lutheran University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by law in the educational programs or activities which it operates. Numerous federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the following federal laws, prohibit discrimination in educational programs, activities, admission to and employment at PLU: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Inquiries concerning the application of these laws (and their accompanying regulations) to this university may be referred to:


For matters relating to employment policies and practices, promotions, fringe benefits, training, and grievance procedures for all staff employed by the university, contact the Director of Human Resources, Pacific Lutheran University, telephone 253-535-7185.

For matters relating to student admission, contact the Office of Admission, Room 109, Hauge Administration Building, Pacific Lutheran University, telephone 253- 535-7151.

For matters relating to student curriculum, contact the Office of the Provost, Room 103, Hauge Administration Building, Pacific Lutheran University, telephone 253- 535-7126.

For matters regarding administrative polices relating to students, contact the Student LifeOffice, Room 105, Hauge Administration Building, Pacific Lutheran University, telephone 253-535-7191.

For matters relating to the application of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, contact The Director of Disability Services, University Center, Pacific  Lutheran University, telephone 253-535-7206.

For matters relating to the student grievance procedure, contact the Dean for Student Development, University Center, Pacific Lutheran University, telephone 253-535-7159.

• Or contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Switzer Building, 330 C Street S.W., Washington D.C. 20202.
Last Modified: April 19, 2013 at 11:00 AM