YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY is committed to a campus environment that values all individuals and groups and to non-discrimination and equality of opportunity in education and employment. University policy prohibits all forms of harassment based on sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other basis protected by law.

In order to enhance the quality of life and learning for students, faculty and staff, YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY takes affirmative steps to attract and retain a diverse and well-qualified student body and workforce. This diversity of thought and person encourages an understanding of the complexities of both American and world cultures and helps to eliminate barriers to individual success and acceptance.

The responsibility of overseeing the University’s compliance with non-discrimination and affirmative action requirements has been delegated to the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Policy Development. However, the entire University community is responsible for the prevention of discrimination and the realization of the objectives of equal opportunity and diversity.


Non-Discrimination Notice

Youngstown State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, age, religion or veteran/military status in its programs and activities.

Title II/Section 504 Coordinator for Employees and others:
Stacey Luce
Manager Employee Benefits, Human Resources

Title II/Section 504 Coordinator for Students:
Gina McGranahan
Assistant Director of Disability Services
(330) 941-2090


Discrimination and Harassment Complaint Form*

Guidelines for Initiating and Investigating Complaints*

Discrimination/Harassment Policy 3356-2-03

Campus Free Speech Policy 3356-4-21

Title IX Policy 3356-2-05