Non-discrimination Policy

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 individual merit and be free from invidious discrimination in all its forms.

It is the policy of the University of Illinois not to engage in discrimination or harassment against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, unfavorable discharge from the military, or status as a disabled veteran or a veteran of the Vietnam era, and to comply with all federal and state nondiscrimination, equal opportunity, and affirmative action laws, orders, and regulations. This University's nondiscrimination policy applies to admission, employment, and access to and treatment in the University's programs and activities. Complaints of invidious discrimination prohibited by the University policy are to be resolved within existing University procedures.