UNC-CH Policy Statement on Non-Discrimination

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL

POLICY STATEMENT ON NON-DISCRIMINATION

 

 

The University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our community and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on individuals. abilities and qualifications. Consistent with this principle and applicable laws, it is therefore the University's policy not to discriminate in offering access to its educational programs and activities or with respect to employment terms and conditions on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.   Such a policy ensures that only relevant factors are considered and that equitable and consistent standards of conduct and performance are applied. A copy of the University's EPA and SPA Equal Opportunity Plans are available on the University's website http://www.unc.edu/depts/eooada/.

Any University unit that publishes materials that contain the University#8217;s non-discrimination statement should include all bases of non-discrimination (race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran#8217;s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression) in that material, as follows:

            For educational materials:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is committed to equality of educational opportunity. The University does not discriminate in offering access to its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. The Dean of Students (CB# 5100, 450 Ridge Road, Suite 1106 (Student Academic Services Bldg.), Chapel Hill, NC 27599-5100 or 919-966-4042) has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the University's non-discrimination policies.

            For employment materials: 

The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University reaffirms its commitment to equality of opportunity and pledges that it will not practice or permit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

 

If you need assistance in reviewing your materials or have additional questions, please contact the Equal Opportunity/ADA Office at 919-966-3576 or the Office of University Counsel at 919-962-1219.

Any inquiries regarding the University's non-discrimination policies should be brought to the attention of one of the following administrators, as noted:

 

Discrimination in employment or educational programs and activities

University EEO/ADA Officer

CB# 9160, 100 Pettigrew Hall

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-9160

919-966-3576

Discrimination in employment

Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources

CB #1000, 300 South Building

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3000

919-962-1554


Academic Personnel Office

CB# 8000, 218 South Building

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8000

919-843-6056

Discrimination involving students

Dean of Students

CB# 5100, 450 Ridge Road, Suite 1106

Student Academic Services Bldg.

Chapel Hill, NC  27599-5100

919-966-4042

Sex discrimination in educational programs and activities

University Title IX Officer

CB# 9160, 100 Pettigrew Hall

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-9160

919-966-3576

 

The University’s Counseling and Wellness Services (919-966-3658) is available to provide confidential assistance to students. The University’s Ombuds Office (919-843-8204) is available to provide confidential assistance to employees.

This matter deserves our careful attention and our shared commitment to ensuring the University remains free from discrimination and harassment in all aspects of its activities and operations.

 

 

  

Last revised:  June 2008

 

[1] The University’s policy prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender expression and gender identity does not apply to the University’s relationships with outside organizations, including the federal government, the military, ROTC, and private employers.