Accommodations for Pregnancy, Childbirth, Lactation, and Related Medical Conditions
The University must provide reasonable accommodations for pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions.
To request accommodation, please contact:
- the instructor, supervisor, or other individual who is in a position to provide the accommodation;
- the Student Parent Help Center, which is available to students on the Twin Cities campus; and/or
- the campus Title IX Coordinator.
If the need for accommodation results from an illness, injury, or other impairment related to pregnancy, childbirth, or lactation, reasonable accommodations for disability may also be available as described in FAQ: Reasonable Accommodations for Disabilities.
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Accommodations for Religious Beliefs and Practices
The University must provide reasonable accommodations for religious beliefs and practices. To request accommodation, please contact the instructor, supervisor, or other individual who is in a position to provide the accommodation. If you have any questions about a request for accommodation, please contact Equal Opportunity & Title IX.
For more information, please review the FAQ: Reasonable Accommodations for Religious Beliefs and Practices. For additional tips, please see Religious Beliefs and Practices.
Religious Holidays and Observances
- Code of Conduct (Regents Policy)
- Employee Absences for Religious Holidays (Administrative Policy)
- Equity, Diversity, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action (Regents Policy)
- Makeup Work for Legitimate Absences: Twin Cities, Crookston, Morris, Rochester (Administrative Policy)
- Mandatory Attendance at First Class Session and Consequences for Absence: Twin Cities, Crookston, Morris, Rochester (Administrative Policy)
- Student Conduct Code (Regents Policy)
- Teaching and Learning: Student Responsibilities (Twin Cities, Crookston, Morris, Rochester) (Administrative Policy)
Supportive Measures Related to Sexual Misconduct
The University provides supportive measures to individuals who have experienced sexual misconduct or have been accused of sexual misconduct. Supportive measures are offered to individuals as appropriate and reasonably available, and may include the following:
- counseling and support services;
- academic or course-related adjustments, such as extensions of deadlines;
- modifications of work or class schedules;
- campus escort services;
- restrictions on contact between the parties;
- changes in work or housing locations;
- leaves of absence;
- increased security and monitoring of certain areas of campus; and
- assistance in making a report to law enforcement or obtaining a protective order.
To request supportive measures, please contact:
- the instructor, supervisor, or other individual who is in a position to provide the supportive measure;
- The Aurora Center, which is available to University members on the Twin Cities campus who have experienced sexual misconduct; and/or
- the campus Title IX Coordinator.
For more information, please review FAQ: Supportive Measures.
Supportive Measures Related to Discrimination
Individuals who may have experienced discrimination, or who are parties in a discrimination investigation, may request supportive measures designed to restore or preserve equal access to the University's programs and activities, protect the safety of all parties or the environment, and/or deter prohibited conduct.
Individuals who need supportive measures should request them directly from the departments or individuals with the ability to provide them, such as the appropriate faculty member, supervisor, or human resources representative. The departments or individuals with the ability to provide the requested supportive measures will determine whether supportive measures are reasonably available and appropriate depending on the circumstances of each case. The campus Equal Opportunity office is also available to meet with University members to address questions or concerns about the provision of supportive measures.