The policy of UHV is to ensure equal opportunity in all its educational programs and activities, and all terms and conditions of employment without regard to age, race, color, disability, religion, national origin, veteran's status, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy), except where such a distinction is required by law. Additionally, UHV prohibits discrimination in all aspects of employment and educational programs on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Employees with disabilities, and students, employees, and visitors to campus with inquiries and/or complaints regarding Title IX (sexual misconduct) may direct questions to Laura Smith, Director Human Resources/Equal Opportunity/Title IX Coordinator (University West 117, 361-570-4800) or to the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (800-421-3481). Students with disabilities needing assistance may call Cheryl Worley, Manager of Disability Services and At-Risk Programs (University North 214H, 361-570-4287).
This Statement may be disseminated through the following:
New Employee Orientation
Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended in 1972, Title VI, Title VII
Education Amendments of 1972, Title IX (P.L. 92-318)
Public Law 93-162 (Section 504)
45 CFR, Parts 81, 86 (Federal Register June 4, 1985, August 11, 1975)