This Cultural Awareness Guide has been created to enhance awareness pertaining to diverse cultures and communities. The guide offers essential information about dates and practices that will be helpful to those planning activities, events, meetings, and co-curricular events that impact our campus community.
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Georgia State University is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified individuals with disabilities are welcome as employees at Georgia State. In order to provide equal access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities, reasonable accommodations may be needed. This resource post includes further information about university policy and how employees can request access accommodations under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).
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This guide, originally on the CETLOE website for the Fall 2020 semester, contains tips and resources on how to assist students going through difficulties in the midst of racial tensions, an economic downturn, and a public health crisis, and how to keep the classroom discussion civil and open. The guide also includes a list of websites and publications of potential use to faculty in preparing for this classroom situation. The guide text is taken from the archived versions of the original webpages at the CETLOE site. External links within the document will refer users to the versions of the listed publications and resources as they appeared when recorded by the archiving service during the Fall 2020 semester.
Although pertinent particularly for the unprecedented and difficult nature of the Fall 2020 semester, this guide is included in the Resource Library as it contains tips and resource listings that may be helpful to faculty and staff in the future.
The Georgia State University Faculty Handbook provides new and continuing faculty members ready access to two important kinds of information: 1) general information about the policies and procedures that impact faculty, and 2) resources to support faculty.
This video from the Office of the Dean of Students helps to explain the university's freedom of speech policy - and also gives advice on how to respond and counter objectionable or hateful speech.
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The Georgia State policy library houses the official collection of all university-wide policies (those that impact the members of the University community across all colleges and divisions). The colleges, schools, divisions , and departments of the University may have additional policies that govern their operations and such policies are not housed in the Georgia State Policy Library. For college, school, division, or department policies, please check the web sites of those colleges, schools, divisions or departments.
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Access Georgia State University's religious accommodation policy, procedures, and related forms.
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These guides have been created to assist the Georgia State community, including faculty and supervisors, in understanding the work- and other activity-related restrictions involved in some religious holidays/observances.
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The Study Abroad Programs Office has compiled a list of resources for students seeking support, including information for students of color, students with disabilities, students identifying as LGBTQ+, and more.
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The Implicit Association Test at Harvard helps to provide more self-understanding of users' own biases, attitudes and beliefs. The IAT measures the strength of associations between concepts and evaluations or stereotypes, asking users to quickly sort words into categories.
Georgia State University strives to create a safe environment for students, faculty and staff. The university will not tolerate sexual misconduct (non-consensual sexual misconduct, non-consensual sexual contact, sexual exploitation, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking) and will take the necessary steps to create a violence-free campus.
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No chartered student organization may engage in discriminatory conduct whether collectively or through the actions of its individual members. Violations of this policy by a chartered student organization will be adjudicated and may result in disciplinary action up to and including revocation of the organization's university charter.
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Aimed at public health professionals but also useful for everyone who writes across many fields, "Health Equity Guiding Principles for Inclusive Communication" from the CDC provides principles to help public health professionals and health communicators to ensure that their work and strategies are adapted to the specific cultural, linguistic, environmental and historical situation of each population or audience of focus.
This document includes a short selection of materials recommended to campus administrators to learn more about contemporary antisemitism, the diverse ways in which it manifests on campuses, and what can be done to address it and support students.
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Access the university's sexual misconduct policy and learn how to report sexual misconduct.
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Show Up: Your Guide to Bystander Intervention is a brochure produced through the Center for Urban Pedagogy's Public Access Design and Hollaback!, a global, people-powered movement to end harassment. The PDF can provide key tips for bystanders on how they can support others when experiencing harassment. Download the brochure here.
A grievance can be filed within 10 calendar days for the following: involuntary terminations, suspensions, demotions or adverse actions that allegedly violate, misinterpret or improperly apply specific university policies, procedures, rules or regulations.
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Learn more about student complaints, petitions and appeals at Georgia State University.
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The Embark Network at Georgia State University provides assistance to students experiencing homelessness or the foster care system. The Embark Network connects students with on and off campus resources for assistance with food insecurity, housing, homeless verification, employment referrals and other services. The Embark Network will work with students to navigate university policies and processes.
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The Diversity Style Guide is a resource to help journalists and other media professionals cover a complex, multicultural world with accuracy, authority and sensitivity. The guide includes terms and phrases related to race/ethnicity; religion; sexual orientation; gender identity; age and generation; drugs and alcohol; and physical, mental and cognitive disabilities.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. § 1681 & its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R Part 106) provides that “no person shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”
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Learn about Georgia State's FERPA Records Access Policy, student records, and how to access FERPA waiver forms.
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A handy list of FAQs that will serve as a reference guide to assist you in better understanding what the Georgia State Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) website contains, how to use its functionalities, and instructions on how to share events, news, and other items with us.
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