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Religious Accommodations

Policy No. EM017

Policy Statement

The Fashion Institute of Technology (“FIT” or “the  College”) is committed  to  providing an educational  and employment environment that encourages  and  fosters  appropriate  conduct in  which  all  individuals are treated with dignity and respect. FIT adheres to its nondiscrimination policy and upholds the values of diversity and inclusiveness, which include religious diversity. As part of this commitment, the College makes good faith efforts to provide a reasonable accommodation of an individual’s sincerely held religious belief, unless the College believes such an accommodation would create an undue hardship or is contrary to the College’s commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

 Who Should Read This Policy

·         All members of the FIT community – students, faculty, administrators, and staff

Policy Information

·         Responsible Administrator(s): Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success

·         Responsible Office(s): Academic Affairs, AVP/Dean of Students, EMSS and Human Resources

·         Implementation History: Revised July 2016

 View Official Policy*

EM017, Religious Accommodations (.pdf)

*This PDF document is the official version of this policy 

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