UNO Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Policy

At its meeting on October 15, 1993, the Board of Regents adopted the following policies regarding Prohibited Discrimination and Sexual Harassment.

Students on each campus of the University of Nebraska shall be admitted and enjoy the programs and privileges of the University without regard to individual characteristics other than qualifications for admission, academic performance and conduct in accord with University policies and rules and laws applicable to student conduct (University of Nebraska Policy Manual, RP 5.1.1, BRUN Minutes, 54, p. 145, May 12, 1989).

Employees on each campus of the University of Nebraska shall be employed and equitably treated in regard to the terms and conditions of their employment without regard to individual characteristics other than qualifications for employment, quality of performance of duties and conduct in regard to their employment in accord with University policies and rules and applicable law (University of Nebraska Policy Manual, RP 3.1.1, BRUN Minutes, 54, p. 145, May 12, 1989).

The University of Nebraska at Omaha is committed to maintaining an environment for all students, faculty, staff and visitors that is fair and responsible - an environment which is based on one’s ability and performance. To that end, it is the policy of the University of Nebraska at Omaha that any form of discrimination because of race or ethnicity, color, age, disability, religion, sex (including sexual harassment and pregnancy), political affiliation, national origin, marital status, genetic information, Vietnam-era veteran status, sexual orientation or any unlawful reason shall not be tolerated. In keeping with this commitment, the University also will not tolerate discrimination prohibited under this policy against students, faculty, staff and visitors by anyone acting on behalf of the University of Nebraska at Omaha.