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: email@example.com