Equal Opportunities

Nondiscrimination Notice

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 office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

UMS Office of Equal Opportunity 
5713 Chadbourne Hall, Room 412
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5754

Additional contact information can be found by visiting their website.  

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.

Equal Opportunity Policies

For more information on UMaine Machias’ equal opportunity policies, visit UMS Human Resources.