Information relative to the authority, mission composition and function of University Police for the Shreveport campus is included in this section under the Heading “University Police”. Data on specific incidents of crime, (required under Title II of the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990), is published annually on the University Police website.
The LSU System assures equal opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or veteran’s status in the admission to, participation in, or employment in the programs and activities, which the LSU System operates. Anyone having questions or complaints regarding equal opportunity at the LSU Health Sciences Center at Shreveport should contact the Office of Human Resource Management, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71103; telephone (318) 675-5610. Persons believing they have been discriminated against contrary to federal law are entitled to make an inquiry or file a complaint with: United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 701 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113; or United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, 1301 Young Street, Suite Number 1169, Dallas, TX 75202. The Equal Opportunity Policy (PM-55)
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords eligible students certain rights with respect to their education records. (An “eligible student” under FERPA is a student who is 18 years of age or older or who attends a postsecondary institution at any age.)
The detailed policy is found at this webpage: https://www.lsuhs.edu/our-schools/registrar/ferpa-policy
Military Selective Service Act
Louisiana law (Section 1, R.S. 17:3151(A)) requires all male students to register with the selective service system, in accordance with the Military Selective Service Act (https://www.sss.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Military-Selective-Service-Act.pdf).
Any person who is eligible to register for the Selected Service and has not done so will be denied permission to register as a student in LSU Health Sciences Center at Shreveport. A statement of Selective Service status is required at the time of applying for admission.
Title IX & Sexual Misconduct
Title IX of the Education Act of 1972 is a comprehensive federal law which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex or gender. LSU Health Shreveport is committed to providing a learning and working environment that promotes integrity, civility, and mutual respect in an environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex and sexual misconduct, which includes sex discrimination, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and retaliation. LSU Health Shreveport prohibits sex discrimination and sexual misconduct without regard to sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression.
Sexual discrimination and sexual misconduct violate an individual’s fundamental rights and personal integrity. LSU Health Shreveport considers sex discrimination and sexual misconduct in all of its forms to be serious offenses. LSU Health Shreveport is also committed to ending sexual violence, and therefore, encourages you to report and cooperate with the appropriate parties when reporting sexual misconduct.
Campus Title IX Coordinator
Office of Administration and Organizational Integrity
1501 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA 71130
Phone: (318) 675-8387