Nondiscrimination Policy

Seattle University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in the administration of any of its education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletics, and other school-administered policies and programs, or in its employment related policies and practices. In addition, the University does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking in its employment related policies and practices, including coverage under its health benefits program.

All University policies, practices and procedures are administered in a manner consistent with Seattle University's Catholic and Jesuit identity and character. Inquiries relating to these policies may be referred to the University’s Assistant Vice President for Institutional Equity/Title IX Coordinator at 206-220-8515 or

Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its implementing regulations, Seattle University has designated individuals responsible for coordinating the University's Title IX compliance. Students or employees with concerns or complaints about discrimination on the basis of sex in employment or an education program or activity may contact the following Title IX coordinator or Title IX contact persons:

  • Elizabeth (Liz) Trayner
    Assistant Vice President for Institutional Equity
    Title IX Coordinator | ADA/504 Coordinator
  • James Willette
    Dean of Students
    STCN 140
  • Jerron Lowe
    Vice President for Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer
    RINA 214

Individuals may also contact the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education.

Last updated May 2, 2024