Prohibited Conduct

Naropa University is committed to cultivating a university environment free of harassment, discrimination and violence and will take steps to prevent such conduct, its reoccurrence and discriminatory effects on members of the Naropa community. Naropa University adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination in private institutions of higher education.  

Naropa University does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of:  

  • Race
  • Religion
  • Sex
  • Pregnancy
  • Religion
  • Creed
  • Ethnicity
  • National origin (including ancestry)
  • Citizenship status
  • Physical or mental disability (including perceived disability)
  • Age (over 40)
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender identity
  • Gender expression
  • Veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran, and Armed Forces Service Medal veteran)
  • Predisposing genetic characteristics
  • or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any grievance process on campus, with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or other human rights agencies

Our policy covers nondiscrimination in both employment and access to educational opportunities. Therefore, any member of Naropa University community whose acts deny, deprive, or limit the educational or employment or residential and/or social access, benefits, and/or opportunities of any member of Naropa University community, guest, or visitor on the basis of that person’s actual or perceived membership in the protected classes listed above is in violation of Naropa University policy on nondiscrimination.  

When brought to the attention of Naropa University, any such discrimination will be promptly and fairly addressed and remedied by Naropa University according to the the appropriate grievance process described below.