Equal Opportunity Programs was founded to support the University's mission for it's workforce to reflect the diversity of its students and the community it serves. The office works with University Administration, departments, and committees to ensure that University policies and programs comply with applicable nondiscrimination requirements.
Gallaudet University reaffirms it's commitment to equal opportunity by the incorporation of Gallaudet's non-discrimination policy:
Gallaudet is committed to assuring that its employment practices do not discriminate based on race, hearing status, disability, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, covered veteran status, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, source of income, place of business or residence, pregnancy, childbirth, or on any other unlawful basis. This policy applies to all procedures affecting applicants and employees and includes, but is not necessarily limited to: recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, reassignment, appointment, tenure, demotion, selection for training, layoff and termination, compensation and all other conditions or privileges of employment.