Notice of Nondiscrimination

KGI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, religion, disability, national origin, ethnic origin, or prior military service in any of its policies, procedures, and practices, including admission policies, educational policies, fellowship and loan programs, employment policies, and other Institute-administered programs and activities. This statement is in compliance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other requirements of Federal and state law.

Annual Security Report (ASR)

The Title IX and Clery Office at KGI prepares the Annual Security Report (ASR), to comply with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), using information maintained by Human Resources, Campus Security Authorities (CSAs), Campus Safety, Student Affairs, Facilities, Laboratory Safety, and local police departments. Each of these offices provides updated policy information and crime data. As a part of the Claremont University Consortium, KGI is required to distribute a notice of the availability of this ASR by October 1 of each year, to all members of the KGI community.

Pregnancy, Childbirth, Adoption, Lactation Policy

Keck Graduate Institute prohibits discrimination on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law, including discrimination on the basis of pregnancy. In accordance with federal and state law, KGI has created a Pregnancy, Childbirth, Adoption, and Lactation Policy that can be accessed here.

Sexual Assault Campus Climate Survey

The HEDS Survey was administered in March of 2018 as a follow-up to the 2015 administration of the survey. The following topics were addressed:

  • Perceptions of campus climate around unwanted sexual contact and sexual assault
  • Perceptions on how the Institution addresses and responds to sexual assault
  • The extent to which students have experienced unwanted sexual contact, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence

For the full reports, see below:
2015 Survey
2018 Survey

Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) prohibits sex (gender-based) discrimination and harassment in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial funding. Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) is committed to providing students with learning and working environments free from all forms of discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct. KGI has designated a Title IX Coordinator and Five Deputy Coordinators to assist our community regarding discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct. A full copy of The Claremont Colleges Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy can be found here.

Everbridge Safety Connection

Everbridge Safety Connection has partnered with Keck Graduate Institute to provide safety-related communication via a KGI campus safety app linked to a cloud-based command dashboard. This app allows our students to share information with safety officials about sexual assault, mental health issues, and violence—preventing incidents before they occur. Download the Everbridge app.

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The Claremont Colleges use Everbridge Alert System to notify students, faculty, and staff when emergencies occur. Notices are sent via email, text messages, and voice messages. Students are registered for Everbridge Alerts automatically through our IT department who downloads and updates the information every day via our student management system. Students are encouraged to keep updated contact information on file with the Registrar’s Office. Staff and Faculty are registered during their onboarding process through our Human Resources Department. 

Campus Safety

To report a crime, call KGI Campus Safety at 909.607.8736 or visit their website.

EmPOWER Center

EmPOWER addresses sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking through year-round educational workshops, trainings, and events and by providing confidential support to students impacted by these forms of violence. The Center serves all seven of The Claremont Colleges and works closely with students, student leaders, staff, faculty, and community partners.


Anonymous Reporting

  • For all internal reporting between employees and individuals within KGI, please use the link here to report an incident or complaint. The incident reporting form gives an option for the individuals within KGI to remain anonymous if they choose not to identify themselves.
  • To report an incident to KGI Campus Safety as a silent witness (not for emergencies or crimes-in-progress), please use the “Silent Witness” online form.