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Policies, Plans & Statements

Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

Policies and Procedures for California's Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA)


Discrimination is treatment of an individual or class of individuals which denies opportunity, participation, or benefit on any of the identified grounds... Read more on Discrimination

  • Introduction
  • Discrimination Prohibited by Law & by CSULB
  • Examples


Harassment is unwelcome and/or offensive conduct on the basis of any protected status, which include race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, physical disability, mental disability, or medical condition... Read more on Harassment

  • Definition
  • Examples

Retaliation / Reprisal

Prohibited Retaliation/Reprisal for filing a complaint of discrimination or harassment, for opposing prohibited discrimination or harassment, or for testifying, assisting or participating in any manner in any complaint proceeding is not tolerated and constitutes separate grounds for complaint.

Reasonable Accommodation

Academic institutions are under obligation under Section 504 and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, in addition to the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act to provide both 1) general access that is equally effective for individuals with disabilities as individuals without disabilities and 2) reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities on a case by case basis who need assistance or modification to the University's programs and/or activities... Read more on Reasonable Accommodation

  • Equal or Effective Access

Policies / Statements

Affirmative Action Plans

Federally–required affirmative action plans for California State University, Long Beach, are available in the University Library / Reference during normal business hours.

Complaint Resolution

Information on who may file a complaint and how to file a complaint

Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 (20 U.S.C. 1681) is an all-encompassing federal law that prohibits discrimination based on the gender of students and employees in educational institutions which receive federal financial assistance.