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Student Handbook

Student Handbook

The Student Handbook website is designed to provide easy access to information that is relevant to all students of 鶹 and Moravian Theological Seminary (also referred to as "鶹" or "the University"). Although the intended audience of the Handbook is all currently enrolled students, some sections may not be applicable to all populations. When appropriate, this is noted.

The information in the Handbook is subject to change from time to time as deemed necessary by the University in order to fulfill its role and mission or to accommodate circumstances beyond its control. Any such changes may be implemented without prior notice and without obligation and, unless specified otherwise, are effective when made. Efforts will be made, however, to inform the student body of significant changes in a timely manner.

All students should review the Handbook in its entirety and are expected to be familiar with its content. This can be accomplished by navigating the menus on the left side of the screen and following links to important policies and information. The gray box at the bottom of the screen will always include important links, regardless of where you are in the Handbook website. 

Below are some highlights intended for ease of use, but should not be reviewed solely as a substitute to reviewing the entire Handbook. 

Handbook Highlights

  • All students are accountable to the Academic Code of Conduct and the Student Code of Conduct. All recognized student organizations (RSOs) are additionally accountable to the Student Organization Code of Conduct.
  • Residence Life and Housing Policies apply to residents and their visitors. This means that commuter students should be familiar with these policies to prepare themselves when visiting friends at a University residence.
  • Learning assistance is available in a variety of formats. Tutoring and writing assistance are available as well as disability accommodations.
  • Parking policies apply to all students. 
  • Logging into or otherwise connecting to the campus network implies acceptance of the institution's policies on acceptable use of computing resources.
  • Email is the official mode of communication for the University and students are expected to check their University email account daily.
  • Monitor your student account on to ensure you meet your financial obligations. Aid recipients are also expected to know and comply with the rules governing financial aid.
  • All students, including commuters, can participate in campus events and activities. Be sure to explore all opportunities to get involved with the campus community!
  • Additional information relevant to graduate students can be found in the Graduate Student Handbook.
  • Additional information relevant to Moravian Theological Seminary students can be found in the .

Recent Updates

Every effort will be made to notify the campus community when significant changes are made to the Handbook. Some recent updates will also be listed here:

Non-Discrimination Statement

鶹 aspires to be a welcoming community that embraces and values the diversity of all members of the campus community. We strive to accept the uniqueness of all individuals and cultivate an environment that respects, affirms, and defends the dignity of each community member. We are committed to providing a workplace and educational environment, as well as other benefits, programs, and activities, that are free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

鶹 does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of actual or perceived race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, caste, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, marital status, citizenship status, veteran/military status, disability status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal laws. In compliance with the requirements of Title IX, 鶹 does not discriminate on the basis of sex and does not tolerate such harassment or discrimination by or against any member of our campus community.

Concerns regarding discrimination (including sex-based harassment and/or sex discrimination) should be directed to:

Becki L. Achey
Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator
1309 Main St. (Room 101)
(610) 625-7023
equalopportunity@moravian.edu
Mailing address: 

1200 Main St.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

Concerns regarding gender and equity in athletics should be directed to: 

Rebecca May 
Associate Athletic Director (Deputy Title IX Coordinator)
109 Johnston Hall 

1200 Main St.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018 
(610) 625-7791
mayr@moravian.edu 

Concerns regarding the application of Title IX should be directed to: 

U.S. Department of 鶹
Office of Civil Rights
100 Penn Square East, Suite 515
Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323
(215) 656-8541
ocr.philadelphia@ed.gov

Sex-based harassment and/or sex discrimination can be reported online anytime (can be anonymous) at www.moravian.edu/titleix. Grievance procedures can be found in the institutional Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Non-Discrimination Policy at www.moravian.edu/policy.