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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 is Affected by This Policy

  • All members of the FIT community

Policy Information

  • Responsible Administrator(s): Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success
  • Responsible Office(s): Enrollment Management and Student Success; Dean of Students; Academic Affairs; Human Resource Management and Labor Relations
  • Implementation History: Updated July 2016
  • Contact(s): Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success/Dean of Students; Academic Affairs; Human Resource Management and Labor Relations

View Official Policy

 EM017, Religious Accommodations (.pdf)
*This PDF document is the official version of this policy 

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