University of Houston-Victoria

Title IX and Equal Opportunity

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About Our Policies

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.  

To learn more about policies related to Sexual Misconduct or Title IX, see the relevant policy subsection, FAQs pages or University of Houston System Sexual Misconduct Policy.

To learn more about policies related to Equal Opportunity which responds to concerns of Discrimination or Harassment, see the relevant policy subsection, FAQs pages or the University of Houston System Anti-Discrimination Policy.

Non-Discrimination Statement

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.  

Any person with inquiries and/or complaints regarding unlawful harassment, discrimination or Title IX (sexual misconduct) may direct questions to Rebecca Lake, Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator (University West 116, (361)570-4835) or to the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (800-421-3481).  

Students with disabilities needing assistance may contact Cheryl Worley, Manager of Disability Services (University North 214H, (361)570-4287).

Employees with disabilities needing assistance may contact Laura Smith, Director of Human Resources (University West 117, (361)570-4800).

Dissemination Procedure

This Statement may be disseminated through the following:

UHV Website
Student Handbook
UHV Catalog
University Viewbook
New Employee Orientation
Faculty Manual

Legal References

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)