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You are entitled to an education where you are safe to explore your creative passions and treated with respect and dignity.

All Conservatory faculty, staff and students should regularly review the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD) guidelines on Health Issues For Performing And Visual Arts Students.

All Conservatory faculty, staff and students should also regularly review the available resources for maintaining Health and Safety standards set forth by NASM. The material below is excerpted from the NASM website.

Additionally there is information about Title IX, discrimination, work/study environment and more.

Basic information on hearing health

The National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and the Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA) have developed a comprehensive overview of hearing health issues for postsecondary schools and departments of music. 

1.) Basic Information on Hearing Health, Administrators and Faculty

2.) Basic Information on Hearing Health, Faculty and Staff

3.) Protecting Your Hearing Health, Student Information Recommendations

4.) Protecting Your Hearing Health, Student Information Sheet

The National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and the Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA) have developed draft material regarding neuromusculoskeletal and vocal health issues for postsecondary schools and departments of music.  

Additional resources

Alexander Technique

UMKC Student Health and Wellness

National Association of Schools of Dance

Health and safety in the work/study environment

200.010 Standard of Conduct

200.020 Rules of Procedures in Student Conduct Matters

200.025 Equity Resolution Process for Resolving Complaints of Harassment, Sexual Misconduct and Other Forms of Discrimination Against a Student or Student Organization

320.010 Equal Employment/Educational Opportunity Policy

330.062 Title IX Policy and Procedures – Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct in Education 

600.020 Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct in Education/Employment Policy