Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Title IX

The University of Northern Colorado is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to a culturally diverse staff, faculty, and student body.

The University will not engage in unlawful discrimination in employment or educational services against any person because of race, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status. It is the University’s policy to prohibit discrimination in employment or educational services on the basis of sexual orientation or political affiliation. The University will likewise take affirmative action to ensure that student applicants and enrolled students are treated during the enrollment at the University without regard to race, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. Such affirmative action shall include, but not be limited to the following: employment, upgrading, demotion or transfer, recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff, retirement, or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship. Furthermore, the University will post in conspicuous places, notice setting forth the provisions of this University’s Equal Opportunity Policy.

Human Resources Services is responsible for implementation of affirmative action, programs, and coordination of Title Vi and VII of the Civil Rights act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Act of 1974, and Section 504 of the May 9, 2006 Act of 1990. For more information about these provisions or about issue of equity or fairness, or claims of discrimination contact the UNC AA/EEO/Title IX Officer, Marshall Parks, Director, Human Resource Services, University of Northern Colorado, Campus Box 54, Carter Hall 2002, Greeley, Colorado, 80639, or call 970-351-2718.

Also see the following Board Policy Manual sections:
1-1-404 Equal Opportunity for Students
2-2-201 Discrimination Review Procedures (prohibited conduct)
Discrimination Review (investigations)
University Regulations Section 3-6-103, Equal Opportunity

University of Northern Colorado Affirmative Action Plan PDF

Related Forms:
Discrimination in Employment Complaint PDF/ WORD