Non-Discrimination Policy Statements for Publications, Printed Material and Electronic Media

Title: Non-Discrimination Policy Statements for Publications, Printed Material and Electronic Media
Policy Owner: Office of Institutional Equity
Applies to: Faculty, Staff, Students, Others
Campus Applicability:  All Campuses, except UConn Health
Effective Date: July 28, 2015
For More Information, Contact Office of Institutional Equity
Contact Information: (860) 486- 2943
Official Website: http://www.equity.uconn.edu/

 

All official University publications, regardless of format, should contain the non-discrimination statement set forth below.  This includes, but is not limited to, printed, electronic, and other media (e.g., videotapes or compact discs), as well as online documents.  For related guidance, refer to the University’s Policy on Providing Information in Alternate Formats.

SHORT FORM – Recommended for permanent flyers and posters, small pamphlets and other publications with limited space.

The University of Connecticut does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, marital status or other legally protected characteristics in all programs and activities and supports all state and federal laws that promote equal opportunity and prohibit discrimination, including the provision of reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. The University engages in an interactive process with each person making a request for accommodations and reviews the requests on an individualized, case-by-case basis.  To request an accommodation or for questions related to the University’s non-discrimination policies, please contact:

Elizabeth Conklin, J.D.
ADA Coordinator
Title IX Coordinator
Associate Vice President
Office of Institutional Equity
241 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4175
Storrs, CT 06269-4175
Phone: (860) 486-2943
Email: equity@uconn.edu / Website: http://www.equity.uconn.edu

LONG FORM – Recommended for books, booklets, brochures, catalogs, directories, and similar documents or publications that offer more flexibility in the use of space.

The University of Connecticut complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.  The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of legally protected characteristics in employment, education, the provision of services and all other programs and activities.   In Connecticut, legally protected characteristics include:  race; color; religion; ethnicity; age; sex; marital status; national origin; ancestry; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic information; veteran status; disability; and workplace hazards to reproductive systems.  Employees, students, visitors and applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations to address limitations resulting from a disability.  The University engages in an interactive process with each person making a request for accommodations and reviews the requests on an individualized, case-by-case basis.

To request an accommodation or for questions related to the University’s non-discrimination policies, please contact:

Elizabeth Conklin, J.D.
ADA Coordinator
Title IX Coordinator
Associate Vice President
Office of Institutional Equity
241 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4175
Storrs, CT 06269-4175
Phone: (860) 486-2943

Email: equity@uconn.edu/ Website: http://www.equity.uconn.edu

LONG FORM (employment) – Recommended for job postings and similar documents

The University of Connecticut complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.  The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of legally protected characteristics in employment, education, the provision of services, and all other programs and activities.   In Connecticut, legally protected characteristics include:  race; color; religion; age; sex; marital status; national origin; ancestry; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic information; veteran status; disability; and workplace hazards to reproductive systems.  Employees, students, visitors and applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations to address limitations resulting from a disability.  The University engages in an interactive process with each person making a request for accommodations and reviews the requests on an individualized, case-by-case basis.

The University prohibits discrimination based on an applicant’s criminal record.  In this regard, before denying employment to an applicant with a criminal conviction, the University will conduct an individualized assessment regarding the nature and gravity of the offense, the time that has passed since the conviction and/or completion of the sentence, and the nature of the job sought.

To request an accommodation or for questions related to the University’s non-discrimination policies, please contact:

Elizabeth Conklin, J.D.
ADA Coordinator
Title IX Coordinator
Associate Vice President
Office of Institutional Equity
241 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4175
Storrs, CT 06269-4175
Phone: (860) 486-2943
Email: equity@uconn.edu/ Website: http://www.equity.uconn.edu