Equal Opportunities

Non-Discrimination Policy

Non-Discrimination Notice

Short Form

(To be printed in brochures, application forms, newsletters, and other short publications.)

The University of Maine at Machias does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veterans status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquires regarding non-discrimination policies:

Director of Human Resources, Powers Hall, (207) 255-1220 (voice), (207) 255-1445 (TTY)

Updated: 3/14

Non-Discrimination Notice

Long Form

The University of Maine at Machias does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin or citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veterans status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquires regarding non-discrimination policies:

Director of Human Resources, 202 Powers Hall, (207) 255-1220 (voice), (207) 255-1445 (TTY) or to Sally Dobres, Director of Equity and Diversity for the University of Maine System, who can be reached at (207) 973-3372 (voice) or 711 (Maine Relay System), 16 Central Street, Bangor, Maine 04401.

Inquiries or complaints about discrimination in employment or education may also be referred to the Maine Human Rights Commission. Inquiries or complaints about discrimination in employment may be referred to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Inquiries about the University’s compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, and national origin; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, which prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability; Title IX of the

Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex; and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, may also be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) 5 Post Office Square, 8th floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, telephone (617) 289-0111. Facsimile: (617) 289-0150. Generally, an individual may also file a complaint with OCR within 180 days of alleged discrimination.

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