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This page offers some examples from higher education standards for nondiscrimination statements that are helpful as a guideline.

As of 9 March 2017, the following nondiscrimination statement was in use at the University of Iowa. [source]

The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, associational preferences, or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual. The university also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to university facilities.

The above statement concludes with the following contact information.

For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, the University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242-1316, 319-335-0705 (voice), 319-335-0697 (TDD), diversity@uiowa.edu.

Statement as of 2010

As of 3 Dec 2010, the sample below was in use at the University of Iowa. It is no longer available on the University of Iowa website.

“This organization prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. This organization also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to its facilities. For additional information contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity.”

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Document History

  • 9 Mar 2017 at 11:13 AM CT. The new University of Iowa statement was added to this page as a reference guide.
  • 9 Mar 2017 at 11:11 AM CT. The original source link no longer works. It was this URL which is not available now http://www.uiowa.edu/~eod/policies/non-discrimination-statemt.html
  • 3 Dec 2010 at 4:37 PM CT. This document was created using a standard statement that had been in use at the University of Iowa at that time.