Boston University is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive environment for students and employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities including academic, educational, extracurricular, athletic, and other programs or activities of schools. This prohibition includes discrimination against pregnant and parenting students.

Employees and students may request reasonable accommodations as a result of pregnancy, childbirth, or related conditions.

  • Employees (and applicants for employment) – contact the Equal Opportunity Office at or by submitting a Request Form.
  • Students – contact Disability and Access Services at

If you or your employee would benefit from additional information regarding pregnancy-related rights and resources at BU, please complete this form.