Religious Accommodation

Scope: Who is Covered by this Policy?



In accordance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Miami University will reasonably accommodate the religious beliefs, observances, and practices of its employees, e.g., accommodate a religious belief, observance, or practice which conflicts with an employment requirement.

Employees must direct requests for reasonable accommodation to the appropriate personnel office (Academic Personnel Services or Department of Human Resources).  The University will provide reasonable accommodation if it can do so without undue hardship on the conduct of University business.  The appropriate personnel office will consult with the employee’s department to arrange reasonable accommodation.

Related Form(s)

Not Applicable.

Additional Resources and Procedures

Not Applicable.


Not Applicable.

Policy Administration

Next Review Date


Responsible Officer

  • Director of Equity and Equal Opportunity
  • AVP of Human Resources
  • Director of Academic Personnel Services

Legal Authority

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Compliance Policy


Recent Revision History


Reference ID(s)

  • MUPIM 3.5
  • OAC 3339-3-05

Reviewing Bodies