Pursuant to University policy, the University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction.
Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.
The University’s policy is in accordance with all federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.
Inquiries regarding the application of all laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination and/or the application of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act may be directed to Dr. Tamra Minor, Chief Diversity Officer & Assistant Vice President, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, University Hall 207, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12222; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; PH: (518) 956-8110; FX: (518) 956-8111.
Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be directed to Ms. Chantelle Cleary, J.D., Title IX Coordinator, Office of the President, University Hall 104, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12222; Email: email@example.com; PH: (518) 956-8168;
FX: (518) 956-8022.
Inquiries may also be directed to the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500;
Email: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov; PH: (646) 428-3800.