Policy Number: 406.4

Policy: Equal Opportunity Policy/Non-Discrimination

Date Adopted: 05/94

Revision Date: 04/02, 06/09

References: President's Statement of PolicyEqual Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Approved By: Robert A. Duringer, Vice President for Administration & Finance

The University of Montana-Missoula provides to all people the equal opportunity for education, employment, ad participation in University activities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, sex, age, political ideas, marital or family status, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.  Responsibility for effecting equal opportunity accrues to all University administrators, faculty, and staff. This responsibility includes assurance that employment and admission decisions, personnel actions, and administration of benefits to students and employees rests exclusively upon criteria that adhere to the principle of Equal Opportunity. The University prohibits retaliation against a person for bringing a complaint of prohibited discrimination, for assisting someone with a complaint of discrimination, or for participating in any manner in an investigation or resolution of a complaint of discrimination.