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The University of Texas at Dallas provides equality of opportunity in education and employment for all students and employees.  Discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or any other basis of discrimination precluded by federal and state statutes is strictly prohibited. This means that no person will be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by the University.

Federal and State Laws

Equal Opportunity Laws and Regulations

Policies and Procedures

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement

EEO Statement by Dr. Richard Benson, President

Equal Employment Opportunity for Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans

Invitation to Self-Identify by Mr. James Dockery, Assistant Vice President, Institutional Equity and Compliance

Non-Discrimination Policy (UTDBP3090)

The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment that is welcoming, respectful and inclusive of all members of the university community. An environment that is free of discrimination and harassment allows members of the university community to excel in their academic and professional careers. To that end, to the extent provided by applicable federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. The University’s commitment to equal opportunity extends its nondiscrimination protections to include sexual orientation, gender expression, and gender identity. Retaliation against a person who files a claim of discrimination, participates in a discrimination investigation or proceeding, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment practice is prohibited. – UTDBP3090

Prohibited Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Sexual Misconduct Policy (UTDBP3102)

The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to maintaining a learning and working environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on sex in accordance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which prohibits sex discrimination in employment; and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (SaVE Act). Sexual misconduct is a form of sex discrimination and will not be tolerated. As stated in the definition, sexual misconduct includes sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual assault, stalking, domestic violence and/or dating violence. Individuals who engage in sexual misconduct and other inappropriate sexual conduct will be subject to disciplinary action. The university prohibits retaliation. – UTDBP3102

Policy for Reasonable Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities (UTDBP3100)

The University of Texas at Dallas  is committed to providing an educational, living and working environment that is welcoming, respectful and inclusive of all members of the University community. As part of this effort, UT Dallas is committed to providing students, faculty, staff, and visitors with equal access and opportunity to all university programs, activities, and facilities. The University strives to promote an environment that free from both physical barriers and barriers of attitude. In accordance with federal and state laws, including but not limited to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA), the University prohibits discrimination based on disability in the application process, employment relationship, programs, services and activities. The purpose of this policy also is to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities unless doing so creates an undue hardship. – UTDBP3100

Reasonable Accommodations for Religious Beliefs (UTDBP3048)

It is the policy of UT Dallas to provide a reasonable accommodation to employees who wish to observe a religious holiday which occurs on a day when the University is scheduled to be open. – UTDBP3048

Protection from Retaliation (UTDBP3105)

The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to including employees in the process of ensuring that the University operates in an ethical, honest, and lawful manner. It is the policy of the University to: (1) Encourage employees to report, or cause to be reported, and to assist in any investigation by persons authorized or responsible for such matters, known or suspected violations of laws, rules, policies, or regulations, or improper activities; and (2) Prohibit unlawful retaliation against employees as a consequence of good faith actions in the reporting of, or the participation in an investigation pertaining to, allegations of wrongdoing. – UTDBP3105