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Condensed Policy of Nondiscrimination

The University of Idaho has a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, or status as a Vietnam era veteran. This policy applies to all programs, services, and facilities, and includes, but is not limited to, applications, admissions, access to programs and services, and employment. Such discrimination is prohibited by titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Pregnancy Act of 1978, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act Amendments of 1978, the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Rehabilitation Act Reauthorization of 1992, and other state and federal laws and regulations.

Sexual harassment violates state and federal law and policies of the Board of Regents, and is expressly prohibited, see Faculty Staff Handbook: 3220. Retaliation for bringing forward a complaint is prohibited, see 3810.

Questions or concerns about the content and application of these laws, regulations or University policy may be directed to the Director, Human Rights Access and Inclusion (885-4285); Coordinator of Disabled Student Services (885-6307); Idaho Commission on Human Rights (208-334-2873); Regional Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education in Seattle (206-220-7900); Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Seattle District Office (206-220-6883); or Seattle Regional Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, U.S. Department of Labor (206-398-8000). Complaints about discrimination or harassment should be brought to the attention of the Human Rights, Access and Inclusion (885-4285 or hrai@uidaho.edu).