Belmont University values and celebrates the diverse backgrounds, cultures, experiences and perspectives of our community members. By encouraging and celebrating these differences, we create an environment that promotes freedom of thought and academic excellence.
Belmont University denounces bias-related conduct as a violation of University Honor Code. Bias-related incidents, including slurs based on racial or ethnic identity, faith tradition, gender expression/identity, sexual orientation, ability and others create, a hostile educational, living and working environment and such acts are not tolerated in our academic community.
The term “bias-related” refers to language, symbols, behaviors and acts that demonstrate discrimination or hate against persons or groups because of any of the following identity categories (perceived or otherwise): race, ethnicity, faith tradition, national origin, gender, gender expression/identity, sexual orientation, age/generation, socio-economic status and disability. These categories are examples and are not an exhaustive list of attributes or characteristics protected under this policy.
Complaints of Discrimination and Harassment
Please submit a report if you believe you have experienced discrimination or harassment based on a protected class at Belmont University. Please identify the protected class involved and as many details as possible. A non-exhaustive list of protected classes are: race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, socio-economic status, military status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression and disability.
If you have a general inquiry or need to make a referral please contact the Office of Institutional Equity & Compliance by emailing email@example.com