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Office of EEO and Title IX Compliance

About the Office

Institutions of higher education in the United States  have to fulfill the requirements of various federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies.  The University's Office of EEO and Title IX Compliance provides technical assistance and fulfills a coordinating role in safeguarding the University’s interests, relative to these requirements, obligations and exposures.  More »

Duty to Report Suspected Child Abuse

We all have a duty to report suspected child abuse and neglect to the New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS). This duty applies to all members of the University community, including students and volunteers. In New Jersey, the law requires all citizens to report suspected child abuse or neglect immediately to DYFS at 1-877 NJ ABUSE (1877-652-2873). Should you have any concerns or questions, please contact Toni Hindsman, M.A., Director of EEO Compliance, Title IX Coordinator at (973) 275-2513 or via e-mail at toni.hindsman@shu.edu.

Please read the letter from Commissioner Allison Blake from the New Jersey Department of Children and Families »

Badge for the Student Conduct Institute. Title IX

Types of Complaints Reviewed

The types of complaints that may be investigated or mediated pursuant to the Guidelines for Responding to Complaints of Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation include allegations of discrimination based upon membership in one or more of the following protected classes:·

  • Age
  • Gender/Sex (including sexual harassment and sexual misconduct)
  • Handicap and/ or Disability
  • Temporary Disability and Pregnancy
  • Race
  • Color
  • Creed/Religion
  • Ethnicity
  • National Origin, Nationality, or Ancestry
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Gender Identity & Expression
  • Veteran's Status or Military Service 
  • Marital Status (including civil union and/or domestic partnership)
  • Atypical Hereditary Cellular or Blood Trait
  • AIDS and or HIV Status
  • Genetic Information
  • Domestic Violence Victim