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Equal Opportunity, Harassment and Nondiscrimination Statement

Monmouth University supports equal opportunity in every phase of our operation including recruitment, admission, educational programs, and employment practices of recruitment, hiring, promotion, reclassification, transfer, compensation, benefits, termination, layoff and return from layoff, social and recreational programs and any other aspects of education or employment. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, nationality, sex (including pregnancy and sexual harassment), affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, age, liability for military service, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a mental or physical disability, including AIDS and HIV-related illnesses or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law. The University also complies with all major federal and state laws and executive orders requiring equal employment opportunity and/or affirmative action.  

Monmouth University affirms the right of its faculty, staff, and students to work and learn in an environment free from discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment, and has developed procedures to be used to resolve discrimination or harassment complaints. A copy of the University-wide policy on discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment, which describes the procedures for resolving such complaints, may be obtained from the Director of the Office of Equity and Diversity located at: 400 Cedar Avenue, Great Hall, Room 304, West Long Branch, NJ 07764, Phone: (732) 571-7577, Fax: (732) 263-5140.  

Additionally, inquiries may be made externally to: Office of Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100. Customer Service Hotline Phone: (800) 421-3481, Fax: (202) 453-6012, TDD: (877) 521-2172, Email: OCR@ed.gov, Web: ed.gov/ocr. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Contact: eeoc.gov