University Statements and Policies

University Statements and Policies

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ensures that no qualified person shall by reason of a disability be denied access to, participation in, or the benefits of, any program or activity operated by the University. Each qualified person shall receive reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to educational opportunities, programs, and activities in the most integrated setting appropriate.

This policy is consistent with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 .

 

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Policy Statement on Non-Discrimination

Statement of Equal Educational Opportunity

The University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our community and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on individuals’ abilities and qualifications. Consistent with this principle and applicable laws, it is therefore the University's policy not to discriminate in offering access to its educational programs and activities or with respect to employment terms and conditions on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, genetic information, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.1 Such a policy ensures that only relevant factors are considered and that equitable and consistent standards of conduct and performance are applied.

A copy of the University's EPA and SPA Equal Opportunity Plans are available on the University's website http://eoc.unc.edu/.

Educational Materials

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is committed to equality of educational opportunity. The University does not discriminate in offering access to its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, creed, genetic information, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. The Equal Opportunity/ADA Office (100 E. Franklin Street., Unit 110, CB #9160, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-9160 or (919) 966-3576) has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the University's non-discrimination policies. (February 2012)

Compliance

Responsibility for coordinating the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s compliance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAAA) and Subpart E of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, resides with the Office of Accessibility Resources & Service insofar as these laws apply to students with disabilities (telephone: 919-962-8300 711 Relay).

 

Other University Policies Related to ARS

 

University’s Statement on Non-Discrimination

(http://policy.sites.unc.edu/files/2013/04/nondiscrim.pdf)

 

University’s Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment and Related Misconduct

(http://policies.unc.edu/files/2013/04/PPDHRM.pdf)

 

University’s Non-Discrimination for Student Organizations Policy

(http://policies.unc.edu/policies/student-org-dondiscrim/)

 

University Policy for Animals on Campus

(http://ehs.unc.edu/manuals/ehsmanual/chapter-2/animals-on-campus/)