DISL Non-Discriminatory Policy
The Marine Environmental Science Consortium/Dauphin Island Sea Lab (MESC/DISL) acknowledges its ethical and statutory responsibility to afford equal treatment and equal opportunity to all persons and thus complies with all applicable laws and directives regarding non-discrimination and equality of opportunity. As required by Title VI, Title IX, Section 504 and all other applicable federal and state laws, MESC/DISL does not discriminate and prohibits discrimination and harassment against faculty, employees, students, volunteers, and applicants based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, genetic information, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, or any other applicable legally protected basis.
MESC/DISL does reserve the right to make changes in course offerings, curricula, academic policies, scholarships, tuition and fee schedules and other rules and regulations affecting students in order to correct errors, omissions, inconsistencies or changes required by regulatory, accrediting and/or other governing bodies as necessary. Date of effectiveness and interpretation of said rules, regulations and policies are within the sole discretion of the MESC/DISL. These changes will apply to students who are enrolled at the time of the change, as well as those who will become enrolled in the future.