Equal Opportunity & Diversity Office

Affirmative Action, Nondiscrimination & Diversity

The Executive Summary of the 2012-2013 Affirmative Action Plan


The Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination Policy

The AA Advisory Board



Dissemination of the AA and Nondiscrimination Policy

AA & Diversity Resources


The University of Massachusetts Amherst prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law in any aspect of the access to, admission, or treatment of students in its programs and activities, or in employment and application for employment. Furthermore, University Policy includes prohibitions of harassment of students and employees, i.e., racial harassment, sexual harassment, and retaliation for filing complaints of discrimination. Affirmative action in employment is required for women, racial and ethnic minorities, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and Vietnam-era veterans; and individuals with disabilities in order to address under-representation in the workforce.

Inquiries concerning applicable laws, regulations, and policies should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity and Diversity Office, Room 243 Lederle GRC Lowrise, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003. (413) 545-3464 Voice or TTY accessible. Email: eod@admin.umass.edu  

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