Reporting Discrimination

University policy and state and federal laws prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, criminal conviction, domestic violence victim status, veteran status and/or military status in employment or the administration of its policies, programs, or activities. This includes the all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment and access for students, faculty, and staff. UAlbany’s nondiscrimination policy affects all employment practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, benefits, compensation, training, educational opportunities, and terminations. Educational programs and activities covered include, but are not limited to admission, recruitment, financial aid, treatment and services, counseling and guidance, classroom assignment, grading, vocational education, recreation, physical education, athletics, housing, sanctions, discipline and employment as well as any other activity, opportunity or program. Also, no one shall be subject to retaliation for initiating or participating in a complaint process.

All members of the UAlbany community are encouraged to promptly file complaints regarding discriminatory behavior or any perceived irregularities in recruitment and compensation. OEC is available to assist anyone who may wish to file complaint.