Last Revised: 27 February 2020

Refer Questions to: Director, Equal Opportunity Programs

Scope

This policy applies to faculty, teachers, staff, and students in all offices and divisions of Gallaudet University.

Policy

Gallaudet University is an equal opportunity employer/educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment), pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected under federal law, the D.C. Human Rights Act, or any other applicable law (“Protected Characteristic”). For reference, a list of current protected traits under D.C. law is available here.

This policy applies to all procedures affecting applicants and employees including, but not necessarily limited to: recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, reassignment, reappointment, tenure, demotion, selection for training, layoff, furlough, and termination, compensation, and all other conditions or privileges of employment.

Notices of non-discrimination are posted in conspicuous places to be viewed by both employees and applicants. The University's Director of Equal Opportunity Programs is responsible for ensuring compliance with this policy.

Approved by: Gallaudet University Board of Trustees