Non-Academic Discipline

PCS students are expected to abide by the University Code of Conduct and to follow the applicable rules and regulations as detailed in the Student Handbook, issued by the Office of Student Life, excepting where policies directly contradict the School of Professional and Continuing Studies policy. In that case, the PCS graduate policy should be followed.

The Fordham Community to which the Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedures applies includes all students, employees (including faculty), visitors or third parties, and applicants for admission or employment. A third party is someone who is on campus or participating in a Fordham sponsored program, activity, or event.

Discrimination-Based Grievance Policy and Procedures

Fordham University is committed to maintaining a community in which its members live, work, and learn in a safe and respectful environment that is free from all forms of sex- and gender-based discrimination. This commitment applies to all members of the Fordham community regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, ability, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, or any other protected class recognized under federal, state, or local law.

The University's Director of Gender Equity/Title IX Coordinator oversees the University's gender equity and Title IX compliance efforts and is responsible for coordinating the University's response to all reports of sexual and related misconduct, including sex- or gender-based discrimination involving educational programs, gender equity in athletic programs, employment, and admission. The Director of Gender Equity/Title IX Coordinator also collects data from all University reports of sex- and gender-based discrimination to identify and address any patterns or systemic issues that may arise, and collects data to analyze the outcome of reports involving sex- and gender-based discrimination. Fordham will take prompt and effective steps to end sexual and related misconduct, eliminate the hostile environment, prevent its recurrence, and remedy its effects.

Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or the application of the gender equity provisions contained in the Sexual and Related Misconduct Policy and Procedures for the Fordham University Community may be referred to the University's Vice President for Human Resources and Interim Title IX Coordinator, Kay Turner, Esq., by email at or by dialing 718-817-4930.

The Office of Human Resources Management oversees the University's enforcement of anti-discrimination and anti-harassment in employment (Title VII, New York State Human Rights Law, and New York City and Westchester Human Rights Laws) and non-gender based anti-discrimination and anti-discriminatory harassment of students (Title VI). Inquiries concerning these issues may be referred to the Office of Human Resources Management at or by dialing 718-817-4930.