Southern Nazarene University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, national or ethnic origin, marital status, or disability in the recruitment, admission, and treatment of students or access to university programs or activities including the operation of all university programs, activities, services and employment. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies including Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Age Discrimination:

Dr. Melany Kyzer 
Provost and Chief Academic Officer

Office: Bresee Hall, Room 200
6729 NW 39th Expressway
Bethany, OK 73008-2605
(just west of OKC) (405)
Phone: 405-491-6600


Under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Southern Nazarene University prohibits all unlawful discrimination on the basis of sex or gender in its educational programs and activities, except where the University has been granted exemptions from certain Title IX regulations on religious grounds, including the specific religious tenet of the University.   

Noindividual will be subject to any form of retaliation, discipline, or otheradverse action for reporting conduct in violation of the university’snondiscrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement, assisting/cooperatingin making a complaint, or assisting with the investigation of a complaint. Anyindividual who believes they have experienced or witnessed retaliation shouldimmediately notify the appropriate member(s) of the administration asidentified above. Those found to be engaging in any type of discrimination inviolation of law or university policy will be subject to disciplinary action,up to an including dismissal or termination of employment.  

*Christianfaith and employment at Southern Nazarene University: Southern NazareneUniversity is an expression of the Church of the Nazarene. It reserves theright to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Section 702-703,U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1964).