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,color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Veteran Status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 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.

Affirmative Action/EEO

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, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Act of 1974, and section 504of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities 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 Larry Loften, Chief Conduct Officer, University of Northern Colorado, Campus Box 81, Dean of Students Office, Greeley, CO 80639, or call 970-351-2796.

Sexual Misconduct/Title IX

Sexual misconduct (including sexual harassment and sexual assault) is not simply inappropriate behavior; it is against the law. Students who engage in sexual misconduct against other students violate Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, which protects against sex discrimination in the educational setting. The University of Northern Colorado prohibits and will not tolerate sexual misconduct or discrimination that violates federal or state law, or the University's anti-discrimination policy and grievance procedure. For more information about these provisions or about issues of equity or fairness, or claims of discrimination, contact the Title IX Coordinator Dr. Katrina Rodriguez, Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement and Dean of students, Campus Box 81, University Center Room 3060, Greeley, CO 80639.

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