Civil Rights Policies

San Francisco Art Institute is an equal opportunity institution of higher education and is firmly committed to non-discrimination in its delivery of educational services.

SFAI adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in private institutions of higher education, and affirms its commitment to promote the goals of fairness and equity in all aspects of the educational enterprise.

SFAI will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission on the basis of race, religion, hearing status, personal appearance, color, sex (including pregnancy and conditions related to pregnancy), political affiliation, source of income, place of business, residence, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical, emotional or mental disability, age, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, veteran or military status (including special disabled veteran, Vietnam-era veteran, or recently separated veteran), predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any resolution process on campus or within the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or other human rights agencies.

When brought to the attention of the College, any such discrimination will be appropriately addressed and remedied by the College according to the Equity Resolution Process described below.

The Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs is designated as the principal College official responsible for compliance with federal and state laws regulating student matriculation. The VP/Dean is the Title VI, Section 504, and Title IX officer of SFAI:


Yasmin Lambie-Simpson

Vice President & Dean of Student Affairs

Office of Student Affairs

800 Chestnut Street

San Francisco, CA 94133

(415) 749-4524 /

Full Civil Rights Policy

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