Statement of Assurance-University Policies - Carnegie Mellon University

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Statement of Assurance

POLICY TITLE: Carnegie Mellon University Statement of Assurance
DATE OF ISSUANCE: This policy was originally issued to campus on 6/15/89 as a memo, Statement of Assurance. It was most recently updated on June 28, 2016.
ACCOUNTABLE DEPARTMENT/UNIT: Inquiries concerning the application of and compliance with this statement should be directed to the university ombudsman, 412-268-1018.
ABSTRACT: The university's assurance of nondiscrimination, in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and other federal, state, or local laws or executive orders.
RELATED POLICY: Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Policy

The Statement of Assurance must be placed in all graduate and undergraduate admissions publications and all other publications where such a statement is necessary or appropriate. Also, the Carnegie Mellon Writer's Style Guide [PDF] gives detailed guidance on how to use the statement of assurance in campus-related publications.


Policy Statement

Carnegie Mellon University does not discriminate in admission, employment, or administration of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap or disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, ancestry, belief, veteran status, or genetic information.  Furthermore, Carnegie Mellon University does not discriminate and is required not to discriminate in violation of federal, state, or local laws or executive orders.

Inquiries concerning the application of and compliance with this statement should be directed to the university ombudsman, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, telephone 412-268-1018.

Obtain general information about Carnegie Mellon University by calling 412-268-2000.