10 Nova Southeastern University Student Handbook In addition, the law prohibits retaliation against an individual for opposing any practices forbidden under this policy, for bringing a complaint of discrimination or harassment, for assisting someone with such a complaint, for attempting to stop such discrimination or harassment, or for participating in any manner in any investigation or resolution of a complaint of discrimination or harassment. This nondiscrimination policy applies to NSU’s education activities and programs, including admissions; enrollment; scholarships; loan programs; athletics; employment; and access to, participation in, and treatment in all university centers, programs, and activities. NSU admits students of any race, color, religion or creed, sex, pregnancy status, national or ethnic origin, nondisqualifying disability, age, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, military service, veteran status, or political beliefs or affiliations, to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at NSU, and does not discriminate in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. The person listed below has been designated to handle inquiries and complaints regarding perceived discrimination and NSU nondiscrimination policies. For inquiries or complaints regarding perceived discrimination based on sex, gender, gender identity, pregnancy status, marital status, or sexual orientation, please contact Laura Bennett Title IX Coordinator (954) 262-7858 • firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Website and online reporting form available at nova.edu/title-ix. Office location Remote/Virtual or Campus Support Building, Room 174 3550 SW 76th Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328 Inquiries about the application of Title IX may be directed to the Title IX coordinator, the Office for Civil Rights, or both. All other inquiries or complaints regarding perceived discrimination should be directed to Benjamin Johnson, Ed.D. Dean of Students (954) 262-7281 • firstname.lastname@example.org At Nova Southeastern University, we strive to foster an inclusive campus environment where belonging matters and where self-expression is encouraged. NSU is implementing a preferred name and pronouns policy that will allow students and employees to identify themselves within the NSU community with preferred names that differ from their legal names and/or with preferred pronouns. Additionally, students and employees will now be able to designate preferred names as well as their legal names and their preferred pronouns in the various technological mediums. To find out all the details regarding the official policy, FAQs, and general instructions and tips on changing preferred names and pronouns, visit nova.edu/bedi/names-pronouns.html.