Statement of Nondiscrimination
The University of Missouri follows a nondiscrimination policy and publicizes the policy. All major external print and electronic publications used for the purposes of student recruitment must contain one of the following nondiscrimination notices. Publication of the notice is required by MU's Department of Human Resources and by state and federal laws.
The University of Missouri does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or status as a protected veteran. The university affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities by establishing the Equal Opportunity Policy statement in Section 320.010 of the Collected Rules and Regulations. The university's nondiscrimination policies apply to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Additionally, this policy and the existing Title IX policies apply to allegations of sexual misconduct or allegations of other misconduct alleged to constitute sex discrimination, as defined in Section C below, all of which are forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the university’s educational programs and activities and instances occurring in other settings if there are effects of the conduct that interfere with or limit students’ ability to participate in or benefit from the University’s educational programs and activities. Notices of nondiscrimination are posted on the websites and at other locations for the UM System and each of the campuses.. Any person having inquiries concerning the University of Missouri's compliance with implementing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action Officer, University of Missouri, 1095 Virginia Avenue, Room 101, Columbia, MO 65211, (573) 882-4256;, Director of MU Equity/Title IX Coordinator, University of Missouri, Memorial Union S303, Columbia, MO 65211, (573) 882-9069; or the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education.
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The University of Missouri does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or status as a qualified protected veteran. For more information, call Human Resource Services at 573-882-4256, the Director of MU Equity/Title IX Coordinator at 573-882-9069 or the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights.
When posting the nondiscrimation policy on Mizzou websites, Web developers may use the approved MU website footer and with the phrase "An equal opportunity/access/affirmative action/pro-disabled and veteran employer." and link to the university's nondiscrimination statement.
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