Compliance and Grievances

Because this catalog is prepared in advance for the period it covers, changes in some programs may occur. Courses as described in this publication are subject to change without notice, and some listed courses are not offered each year. In addition, some courses or programs that are offered may have to be canceled because of insufficient enrollment or because of elimination or reduction in programs or for any reason considered sufficient by the President or Provost.

All statements in this publication are announcements of present policies and are subject to change at any time without prior notice. They are not to be regarded as offers to contract. Lincoln University is in compliance with Titles VI, VII, and IX of the Civil Rights Legislation, Lincoln University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, religion, age, national and ethnic origin, or handicap in reference to its educational programs and activities, employment therein, and admission thereto.

It is the policy of Lincoln University to keep the University community as a place of work and study free from sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is prohibited on campus and in all university programs. The University does not tolerate sexual harassment and will take immediate action against any university employees, officers, and students who violate this policy. The University is committed to protecting victims of sexual harassment and will not retaliate against individuals because they report sexual harassment or take part in the investigation of sexual harassment complaints. If the University learns that any employee or student has engaged in retaliation, that individual will be disciplined. The University, however, may take action against individuals who make intentionally false sexual harassment complaints. Sexual harassment is not only a violation of University policy but is also a violation of Title VII of the Federal Civil Rights Act and of California's Fair Employment and Housing Act.

All grievances with regard to discrimination on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, or handicap should be submitted in writing to the Office of the University President, 401 15th Street, Oakland, CA 94612, telephone (510) 208-2803, fax (510) 208-2826, or to the Office for Civil Rights, Department of Education, Washington, D.C. 20202.

Students, who believe that the University has acted unlawfully or have questions regarding this catalog that haven't been satisfactorily answered by the institution, may address grievances to the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington, D.C. 20002-4241, telephone (202) 336-6780. A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by calling (888) 370-7589 or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the bureau's internet website www.bppe.ca.gov.