A report of sexual harassment, assault, intimate partner violence or stalking will be taken seriously, promptly investigated and addressed. While respecting the rights of all parties involved, the safety and well-being of the complainant and the campus community are the University’s primary concern. Appropriate action will be taken to discipline an offending party. The University of Saint Joseph maintains an on record sexual misconduct policy, a commitment to investigation, support, and protection of any involved parties, annually published security reports, as well as prevention initiatives.
If you need immediate assistance in case of an emergency, please dial 860.231.5222 from any University phone or 911.
The Title IX coordinator and deputies are responsible for overseeing the prompt investigation and resolution of complaints of sexual misconduct.
Reports should be made to:
Any report can be made to [email protected]
Title IX Coordinator: Deborah Spencer
860.231.5390 or [email protected]
Title IX Deputy: Paul Lombardo
860.231.5396 or [email protected]
Title IX Deputy: Zanira Shabazz
860.231.5793 or [email protected]
The University of Saint Joseph, including the Gengras Center School and the School for Young Children, is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. and the State of Connecticut Office of Higher Education. The University of Saint Joseph prohibits discrimination against any persons on account of their race, color, religious creed, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, transgender status, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability, or physical disability), genetic information, homelessness, prior conviction of a crime, or any other characteristic protected by law, in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and employment practices (unless there is a bona fide occupational qualification related to employment).
Inquiries concerning the University’s non-discrimination policies may be referred to Deborah Spencer, Human Resources director /Title IX coordinator, telephone 860.231.5390 or email [email protected], or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston Mass 02109, telephone 617.289.0111, TDD 800.877.8339, fax 617.289.0150, or email [email protected]. More information.