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Care is taken to ensure the accuracy of information in this publication. The information is susceptible, however, to unintended error. The statements contained herein are for informational purposes, are not intended to create binding commitments on the part of the seminary, and are subject to change without notice. Policies of the school are on file in the Minutes of the Trustees, Advisors, Faculty, and Student Meetings. Documentation of accreditation is on file in the administrative offices.

Employment Policy

Earlham School of Religion is committed to providing equal access to employment opportunities to all qualified persons. The School of Religion will practice affirmative action to assure that women and racial minority candidates are sought for all faculty and staff vacancies. Furthermore, since Earlham is committed to maintaining its Quaker identity, it will aggressively seek candidates who are Quaker or in congruence with Quaker testimonies.

Admission Policy

Earlham School of Religion affirms its commitment to equality of opportunity for all individuals. This commitment requires that no discrimination shall occur, regarding admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, any program or activity in the School on the basis of race, national origin, gender, age or disability.

Privacy Act of 1974

Earlham School of Religion complies with the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. This Act assures students attending a post-secondary educational institution that they will have the right to inspect and review certain of their educational records and, by following the guidelines of the School, to correct inaccurate or misleading data through formal or informal hearings. It protects students’ rights to privacy by limiting transfer of these records without their consent, except in specific circumstances.

Student Complaint Policy

Earlham School of Religion recognizes the need for adequate redress for student complaints. A Student Complaint Policy, governing complaints of an academic, harassment, or general nature has been approved. It is included in the Student Handbook, and is available in the administrative offices.

Delinquent Obligations

If any student enrolled in a program of the Earlham School of Religion is delinquent in any obligation to the School (including, but not limited to, housing regulations, tuition, and fees) he or she shall not, until the School certifies that such delinquency has been made good, be entitled to any certification from the School, such as diplomas, transcripts, or registration in future semesters.

Photography Policies

Earlham School of Religion conforms with the basic policies of Earlham College regarding the use of photographs of faculty and students in publications, social media, and the ESR web site. See Photography Policies.