Notice of Non-Discrimination

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Georgetown University is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities and embraces the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students. Georgetown prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of any protected characteristic, as outlined below.  

Non-Discrimination in Education

Georgetown University provides educational opportunities without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, age, color, disability, family responsibilities, familial status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, personal appearance, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, source of income, veteran’s status or any other factor prohibited by law in its educational programs and activities.

Non-Discrimination in Employment.

Georgetown University provides equal opportunity in employment for all persons, and prohibits unlawful discrimination and harassment in all aspects of employment because of age, color, disability, family responsibilities, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, matriculation, national origin, personal appearance, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran’s status or any other factor prohibited by law.

Prohibition against Retaliation

Georgetown University prohibits retaliation, harassment, or other adverse action against an individual for making a complaint in good faith, assisting in an investigation, opposing harassment or otherwise exercising rights protected by law. It also prohibits taking any adverse academic or employment related action against an individual based on an unsubstantiated allegation or rumor of harassment. Retaliation should be reported promptly to the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action and may result in disciplinary action up to and including dismissal.

Coordination of Compliance

The following person has been designated to handle questions regarding Georgetown’s non-discrimination and affirmative action policies:

Bisi Ladeji Okubadejo
Associate Vice President for Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Compliance
Georgetown University
Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action
M-36 Darnall Hall
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20057
202-687-4798

The following person has been designated to handle questions regarding Georgetown’s Title IX policy:

Samantha Berner, J.D.
Title IX Coordinator and Director of Title IX Compliance
Georgetown University
Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action
M-36 Darnall Hall
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20057
(202) 687-4798

Individuals with inquiries regarding these policies are encouraged to first contact the employees listed above. Individuals with inquiries about Title IX may also choose to contact the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.