Southern University at Shreveport Notice of Non-Discrimination

In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other federal, state, and local laws, Southern University at Shreveport forbids discriminating or harassing conduct that is based on an individual's race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, veteran or military status, membership in Uniformed Services, and all other categories protected by applicable state and federal laws.   This commitment applies but is not limited to decisions made with respect to hiring and promotion, the administration educational programs and policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other College administered programs. Discriminatory acts of any kind are strictly forbidden.

Any member of the Southern University and A&M College community has the right to raise concerns or make a complaint regarding discrimination without fear of retaliation.  Any and all inquiries regarding the application of this statement and related policies may be referred to Dr. Johnetta Banks, Title IX Coordinator, at (318) 670-9210.  Complaints may also be made via email at or by visiting

As set forth in our policies, individuals may also file complaints with administrative agencies such as the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.  The contact information for the local office of OCR is (214) 661-9600 is at Office for Civil Rights, Dallas Office, U.S. Department of Education, 1999 Bryan Street, Suite 1620, Dallas, TX 75201-6810.  The email address for OCR is

Southern University at Shreveport does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, or any other protected class. Information regarding Title IX inquiries please contact Mr. Michael Taylor, Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at 318-670-9302 or via email at Contact Section 504 Coordinator Dr. Anjelica Hart, NCR Building, Room 125, (318) 670-9367 or via email at

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