Title IX

Pregnancy and Parenting

Pregnant and Parenting Students

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on sex (including pregnancy and parental status) in education programs or activities. This includes pregnancy, childbirth, false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, or recovery therefrom.

Florida Poly is committed to creating an accessible environment that will assist students in continuing their academic success.  Students may request accommodations that may vary based on the individual circumstances. 

Examples of accommodations may include, but not limited too:

  • A large desk
  • Breaks during class
  • Rescheduling tests or exams
  • Excusing absences
  • Extension of deadlines
  • Providing alternatives to make up missed work

Please reach out to the Title IX Office for more information on a request for a reasonable accommodation based on pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition.

Nursing Mothers Room

Florida Polytechnic University understands the need for new mothers to have access to a private, secure, clean space for use.  This is available to all students, faculty, staff, and visitors in helping the individual ease back into work or school without having to sacrifice the healthy practice of expressing their milk. Current location designated:

  •  IST Building, room 1050 (obtain key from President's Office on the second floor)
  • ARC Building, room 1151 (this door remains open and can be locked from the inside when in use)