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Pregnancy Accommodations

Pregnancy Accommodations

Pregnancy Accommodations and Related Conditions for Students and Employees

MVNU, through the Office of Civil Rights, supports pregnant students, faculty, and staff so they can achieve academic and work success while pregnant, recovering from birth of a child, caring for a newborn, and nursing an infant. The applicable federal laws pertaining to pregnancy at MNVU are stated below:

  • Title IX prohibits discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance,
  • Title VII prohibits discrimination based on sex against employees,
  • American Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities, and
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

For more information, click here to see the U.S. Department of Education resource guide.

Lactation Rooms

MVNU offers private spaces throughout campus to accommodate nursing needs. The following private spaces are designated areas:

  • Jetter 140C
  • Hunter 225 (MVNU ID access required)

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Changing table locations

  • Hunter Hall main level women's restroom
  • Chapel main level women's restroom
  • Chapel main level men's restroom
  • Ariel Arena upper level women's restroom
  • Ariel Arena upper level men's restroom
  • Changing tables are also located in Lactation Rooms

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Christina Jones
Christina Jones
Civil Rights Director / Title IX Coordinator / 504 Coordinator
Lakeholm 109
Off Campus: 740-399-8250
On Campus: 740-399-9000, ext. 3250
Katie Sherman
Katie Sherman
Deputy TIX Coordinator / Asst. Director of Human Resources
On Campus: 740-392-6868, ext. 4405

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