Religious Accommodations

Policy No: EM017

Policy Statement

The Fashion Institute of Technology (“FIT” or “the college”) provides an educational and employment environment that encourages and fosters conduct in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect. FIT adheres to its Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment policy and upholds the values of diversity and inclusiveness, which include religious diversity. The college makes good-faith efforts to provide a reasonable accommodation of an individual's sincerely held religious belief, unless the college believes such an accommodation would create an undue hardship or is contrary to the college's committment to diversity and inclusiveness.

Who is Affected by This Policy

  • All members of the FIT community

Policy Information

  • Responsible Administrator(s): Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success; Vice President for Human Resource Management and Labor Relations
  • Responsible Office(s): Enrollment Management and Student Success; Dean of Students;  Human Resource Management and Labor Relations
  • Implementation History: Issue Date N/A; Updated July 2016, November 2020, September 2021
  • Contact(s): Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success/Dean of Students; Academic Affairs; Human Resource Management and Labor Relations; Title IX Coordinator/Affirmative Action Officer

View Official Policy

 EM017, Religious Accommodations (.pdf)
*This PDF document is the official version of this policy