Civil Rights Policy and Procedures

August 21, 2020
The Baylor Civil Rights Policy and Procedures has been updated. The Civil Rights Policy and Procedures for Employees and the Civil Rights Policy and Procedures for Students have been combined into one policy.

The office with oversight of this policy has been renamed the Equity, Civil Rights, and Title IX Office (formerly the Equity Office).

Overview of the Policy Revisions:
  • Unification of the employee and student policies into one for enhanced ease and clarity in navigating grievance procedures
  • Increased reporting responsibilities through elevating student managers to be required reporters
  • Enhanced clarity and structure regarding requests for balancing complainant autonomy with University decision to respond
  • Addition, clarification and revision of some key definitions and terms
  • Allowance for parties to be accompanied by an advisor
  • Greater structural elements, transparency and details regarding Disciplinary Resolution
  • Inclusion of appeal procedures
  • Broadened structure and clarification of options under Adaptable Resolution
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