Notice of Nondiscrimination

Johnson & Wales University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, actual or potential parental, family, or marital status, including pregnancy and related conditions, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected status in its programs, activities or employment. It admits qualified students to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the university.

Johnson & Wales University has instituted these policies to ensure a nondiscriminatory environment and to meet legal requirements, including but not limited to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Johnson & Wales University also does not tolerate harassment of any kind. The university prohibits sexual harassment and sexual misconduct, which are a form of sex discrimination.

Inquiries regarding application Title IX and its implementing regulation and any inquiries regarding the university’s nondiscrimination and harassment policies can be made to

Title IX Coordinator/Nondiscrimination Coordinator/Section 504 Coordinator
Equity & Compliance Services
8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, RI 02903
401-598-2703 /

Refer to the JWU Equity & Compliance Services webpage for more information.

Providence Campus Incident Reporting Form
Charlotte Campus Incident Reporting Form

Inquiries concerning the application of the notice of nondiscrimination may also be referred to the appropriate governmental agencies listed below:
The Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC, 20202-1100, 800-421-3481

Rhode Island
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, John F. Kennedy Federal Building, 475 Government Center, Boston, MA 02203, 800-669-4000
Rhode Island State Commission for Human Rights, 180 Westminster St., 3rd Floor, Providence, RI 02903-3768, 401-222-2661

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, John F. Kennedy Federal Building, 475 Government Center, Boston, MA 02203, 800-669-4000
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, One Ashburton Place, 6th Floor, Room 601, Boston, MA 02108, 617-994-6000

North Carolina
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 129 West Trade St., Suite 400, Charlotte, NC 28202, 800-669-4000
North Carolina Human Relations Commission, 1711 New Hope Church Road (mailing address and physical address), Raleigh, NC 27609 1, 984-236-1850