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Curriculum Modifications (Course Substitutions)

Marymount University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or other protected class in any of its educational programs or activities.

A formal nondiscrimination complaint is defined as a violation or misapplication of the policy stated above. Student complaints or inquiries regarding nondiscrimination may be directed to the Campus ADA Coordinator in Human Resources, 703-284-1680, and the Director of Student Access Services (SAS), at 703-284-1538 or 703-526-6925, or Marymount University, 2807 North Glebe Road, Arlington, Virginia 22207-4299.

Resolving Grievances Informally

Marymount University attempts to resolve differences through informal resolution procedures wherever possible; therefore, the University encourages students to pursue every means possible to resolve a grievance informally before filing a formal complaint. Students should request a meeting with the Director of SAS, in a reasonable time frame.

Filing a Formal Grievance

Any student who is not satisfied with the informal attempt at resolution, may file a formal complaint with the ADA Coordinator, in writing, within 10 working days. Please indicate your availability to meet and/or propose several meetings dates for the ADA Coordinator.

Meeting with the President's Office

If the complaint is not resolved through the formal process with the ADA Coordinator, the student may request in writing a meeting with the President's Office, within five working days of the meeting with the ADA Coordinator.

The University President, or an appointed executive agent, will meet with the student within 10 working days of receipt of the request, and will make a final decision on the student’s complaint.

The Student Complaint Process for SCHEV:  In accordance with VAC 40-31-100 of the Virginia Administrative Code, The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) is responsible for investigating all written and signed complaints against postsecondary educational institutions operating in Virginia.