University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Non-Discrimination Statement

Effective through December 21, 2016

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The commitment of the University of Illinois to the most fundamental principles of academic freedom, equality of opportunity, and human dignity requires that decisions involving students and employees be based on merit and be free from invidious discrimination in all its forms.

The University of Illinois will not engage in discrimination or harassment against any person because of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation including gender identity, unfavorable discharge from the military or status as a protected veteran and will comply with all federal and state nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action laws, orders and regulations. This nondiscrimination policy applies to admissions, employment, access to and treatment in the University programs and activities.

University complaint and grievance procedures provide employees and students with the means for the resolution of complaints that allege a violation of this Statement. Members of the public should direct their inquiries or complaints to the appropriate equal opportunity office.

For additional information or assistance on the equal opportunity, affirmative action and harassment policies of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, please contact the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Access at 1004 S. Fourth Street, Suite 310, MC-523, Champaign, Illinois 61820, (217) 333-0885, or via email at Further information is available on the Office of Diversity, Equity and Access website at