Academic Policies

Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in any of its programs or activities. Please see IU's official Nondiscrimination Policy for more information, including the contact information of individuals designated to respond to inquiries and complaints regarding discrimination.

Indiana University is committed to maintaining an inclusive and accessible learning experience for all its students. To promote accessibility in online environments, IU has adopted the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 AA. For more information or to receive accessibility help, please follow the "Accessibility Help" link located in the footer of this page or consult IU's full ADA policy.

Indiana University closely follows the Interregional Guidelines for the Evaluation of Distance Education Programs developed by the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions (C-RAC). IU strives to exemplify the Nine Hallmarks of Quality promulgated by these guidelines. Additionally, IU adheres to the Quality Matters framework for distance education and provides Quality Matters training and resources to its distance education instructors.

Personal data collected from individuals residing outside of the United States will be processed in the United States, which has not received a finding of "adequacy" under Article 45 of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In an effort to safeguard your personal data from misuse and external threats, Indiana University has established a Data Management Counsel and the Protect IU Initiative. You can learn more about how your data is collected, stored, and used by reviewing IU Online's Privacy Notice. For remaining concerns, please refer to Indiana University's Privacy Complaint Policy, and contact the appropriate official.