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Equal Opportunity Policy
Clarkson University does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status in provision of educational or employment opportunities. Clarkson University does not discriminate on the basis of sex or disability in its educational programs and activities, pursuant to the requirements of Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the American Disabilities Act of 1990 respectively. This policy extends to both employment by and admission to the University. Inquiries concerning Section 504, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, should be directed to Jennifer de Coste, Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Center for Advanced Materials Processing, Room 101, Clarkson University, P.O. Box 5512, Potsdam, NY 13699-5512; or telephone 315-268-3785. Information on the processing of grievances and charges relating to the above policies can be obtained from the Affirmative Action Officer, Clarkson University, P.O. Box 5512, Potsdam, NY 13699-5512, or telephone 315-268-3785. Inquiries concerning Title IX, the Age Discrimination Act, or other discrimination concerns should be directed to Suzanne E. Davis, Title IX Coordinator, Clarkson University, P.O. Box 5615, Potsdam, NY 13699-5615; or telephone 315-268-6493.

Clarkson University is making a special effort to identify a broad spectrum of candidates in both employment and educational programs, including women, minorities, and people with disabilities.

Campus Crime Statistics
The Advisory Committee on Campus Safety will provide upon request all campus crime statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education. Contact the Director of Campus Safety & Security, 315-268-6666, or visit

Protection of Privacy
Clarkson University abides by the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (Buckley Amendment). The University will release or withhold information under these provisions, which are published annually in the Clarkson Regulations.

Nonimmigrant Alien Students
Clarkson is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.

Changes in Curricula
Information contained in this catalog is current at the time the catalog is posted on our Web site, but as courses and curricula undergo changes by official action of the University, occasionally such changes may supersede information found herein. The accuracy of any particular information can be checked through the Office of Undergraduate Admission, Student Administrative Services, the Dean of the appropriate School, or academic departments.
      All students are encouraged to read the catalog thoroughly. Failure to be familiar with the contents does not excuse a student from the requirements and regulations described herein.