Faculty Handbook

Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination

Last updated: 10/28/1977

The following policy was approved by the Board of Trustees in 1935 and amended on October 28, 1977.

Michigan State University is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, non-discrimination and affirmative action.  University programs, activities and facilities are available to all without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, political persuasion, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, height, weight, veteran status, age or familial status.  The University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

In carrying out this commitment, the University is guided by the policies adopted by the Board of Trustees and by federal and state laws and regulations that may apply to the University.  These may include:

The responsibility for overall coordination, monitoring and information dissemination about the University's program of equal opportunity and affirmative action is assigned to the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives (I3) (telephone 353-4563).  The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) is responsible for the University's compliance with federal and state laws and University policies and procedures regarding discrimination, harassment, relationship violence, stalking, and sexual misconduct (telephone 353-3922).

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