Pregnant or Parenting?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities including academic, educational, extracurricular, athletic, and other programs or activities of schools.  This prohibition includes discrimination against pregnant and parenting students.  Students may request reasonable accommodations that are necessary due to the student’s pregnancy.  As each situation is unique, please contact the Title IX Coordinator, Stefanie Lucas-Waverly, at slucaswa@umw.edu (540) 654-5656, with any questions and for additional resources and support.

On-Campus Resources

Off-Campus Resources

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • How Do I Request Accommodations?
    • You may request accommodations by contacting the Title IX Coordinator, Stefanie Lucas-Waverly, at (540) 654-5656 or slucaswa@umw.edu.
  • What Type of Accommodations May I Request?
    • Specific accommodations will vary from person to person. Examples of accommodations may include space accommodations, class accommodations, and excused absences and medical leave due to pregnancy or childbirth for as long as medically necessary.
  • How Do I Report Harassment or Discrimination Due to Pregnancy?
    • You may report harassment of discrimination due to pregnancy by contacting the Title IX Coordinator, Stefanie Lucas-Waverly, at (540) 654-5656 or slucaswa@umw.edu.
  • For more information on your rights as a pregnant or parenting student, see the Department of Education: Know Your Rights: Pregnant or Parenting? Resource Guide.