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Pregnant and Parenting Students

Clayton State University is committed to creating and maintaining a community where all individuals enjoy freedom from discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of sex, as mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX). Sex discrimination, which can include discrimination based on pregnancy, marital status, or parental status, is prohibited and illegal in admissions, educational programs and activities, hiring, leave policies, employment policies, and health insurance coverage. Clayton State University hereby have established procedures for ensuring  the  protection and equal treatment of pregnant individuals, persons with pregnancy-­‐ related conditions, and new parents.

Under the Department of Education’s (DOE) Title IX regulations, an institution that receives federal funding “shall not discriminate against any student, or exclude any student from its education program or activity, including any class or extracurricular activity, on the basis of such student’s pregnancy, childbirth, false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, or recovery therefrom.”

If you would like to discuss any matters related to Pregnant and Parenting students or situations concerning reasonable and responsive accommodations, please contact:

  • Nikia Yallah
    Assistant Director, HR, Institutional Equity, Employment Relations, Equal Opportunity Programs, and Title IX Coordinator
    Email: NikiaYallah@clayton.edu
    Phone: (678) 466-4237
    Fax: (678) 466-4239

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