Policies

Privacy Policy

St. Catherine University safeguards the privacy of all visitors to this website and related forms and applications. This notice describes our privacy policy as it relates to the collection, protection, and disclosure of information resulting from the use of the university public website.

St. Catherine University Privacy Policy


Non-Discrimination Statement

St. Catherine University admits students regardless of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in state or local commission, and sex* to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded to or made available to students at the University. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in state or local commission, and sex* in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. The University does not discriminate on the basis of handicap in admission or access to, or treatment in, its programs and activities.

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for coordinating the University's compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American Disabilities Act of 1990 and all other applicable laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination in programs for students. The Director of Human Resources is Sarah Schnell.

Persons with concerns, questions or complaints in regard to any of these policies may contact Sarah Schnell in Derham Hall #8, or sbschnell@stkate.edu, or 651.690.6565.

* The University does not admit men into its baccalaureate programs in the College for Women.


Title IX

St. Catherine University seeks to foster and maintain a community of mutual respect and concern for all of its members.

Title IX


State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement

We are required to comply with any state regulations before educational activity can take place within that state. St. Kate’s participates in the National Council of State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (NC-SARA). Minnesota became a SARA state in January 2015, and St. Catherine University became a SARA Institution in March 2015.

State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA)


Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

No one may release student record information to a third party, including parents, without written permission from you, the student. St. Catherine University follows a federal law called The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

  • Protect the privacy of education records

  • Establish the right of students to inspect and review their education records

  • Provide guidelines for the correction of inaccurate and misleading data through informal and formal hearings

St. Kate's FERPA Policy


Student Policies

View all policies previously listed in LeGuide, as well as additional University-wide student academic and non-academic policies.

Academic Policies

Non-Academic Policies

Transgender and Nonbinary Student Admission Policy