Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment

Policy No. CP001

Policy Statement

The Fashion Institute of Technology (“FIT” or “the college”) is committed to prohibiting
discrimination, whether based on age, citizenship status (except as required to comply with law),
color, creed, disability, ethnic background, familial status, gender, gender identity, genetic
information, marital status, military service or veteran status, national origin, pregnancy
(including childbirth and breastfeeding), race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status,
unemployment status, an individual’s relationship or association with a member of a protected
category, a caregiver, or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
FIT is also an equal opportunity employer. The college provides members of the campus
community who believe they have been the subject of discrimination or discriminatory
harassment with mechanisms for seeking redress and strictly prohibits retaliation against
individuals who participate in that process in good faith. Everyone at FIT is expected to adhere
to the applicable policies and to report conduct or behavior they believe to be in violation of this

Who is Affected by this Policy

  • Employees
  • Students
  • Guests and Visitors
  • Contractors, Vendors, and other Third Parties

Policy Information

  • Responsible Administrator(s): Deputy to the President
  • Responsible Office(s): Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator
  • Implementation History: Issued 2007; Updated August 2017
  • Contact(s): Affirmative Action Officer and Title IX Coordinator

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CP001, Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment (.pdf)
*This PDF document is the official version of this policy.