Several Pratt human resource policies concern legal issues and their application to the workplace. The full policies are available here for downloading.
- Sexual_Harassment_Policy_09-10.pdf (745.95 KB)
- Employment_of_Individuals_with_Disabilities_09-10.pdf (693.1 KB)
- Presidents_Affirmation_of_Policy.pdf (34.96 KB)
Pratt Institute’s community is one of diversity, which is a hallmark of an urban academic environment.
Human Rights Policy
The Institute is committed to the recognition and preservation of each individual's human rights and does not discriminate or tolerate harassment on the basis of gender, race, color, religion or creed, marital status, age, sexual orientation, status as a veteran, political beliefs, disability, citizenship, genetic information, and national or ethnic origin with respect to the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to all members of its academic community. Such rights, privileges, programs and activities include, but are not limited to, employment at the Institute, admissions, financial aid, scholarships, access to housing, educational programs, co-curricular activities, and participation in athletic programs.
Sexual Harassment Policy
Pratt Institute's mission is to educate men and women to become creative, responsible, professionals who will contribute fully to society. The Institute upholds values and standards that support that mission, and maintains high expectations regarding the conduct of its students, faculty, staff, and administrators. Therefore, the Institute is committed to providing a learning and working environment in which all interpersonal relationships are based upon respect and dignity and are free from sexual harassment. It is the Institute's policy that sexual harassment in any form will not be tolerated. Administrators, staff, faculty, and students are all responsible for taking reasonable and necessary action to prevent and eliminate sexual harassment. This policy applies to all members of the Pratt community, who are encouraged to promptly report conduct that could be in violation of this policy. Persons found to be in violation of this sexual harassment policy shall be subject to apporpriate disciplinary action up to and including termination of employees, and suspension or expulsion of students.
Disability in Employment Policy
Pratt Institute is committed to diversity and nondiscrimination and prohibits discrimination against qualified persons with disabilities on the basis of their disabilities and supports the full employment of qualified individuals with disabilities in its workforce. The policy establishes a process to provide for accessibility to programs and services and assist individuals with disabilities in requesting reasonable accommodation.
President's Affirmation of Policy
Pratt Institute affirms its commitment to the full realization of equal opportunity. Diversity in the staff, faculty, and in the student body is essential to the achievement of the Institute's goal of educational excellence and to the enrichment of the Institute's community.