Article 1, Part 1 – Student Rights

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§ 1-108 Nondiscrimination Policy

  1. The commitment of the university to the most fundamental principles of academic freedom, equality of opportunity, and human dignity requires that decisions involving students and employees be based on individual merit and be free from invidious discrimination in all its forms.
  2. It is the policy of the university not to engage in discrimination or harassment against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, disability, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, order of protection status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, arrest record status, unfavorable discharge from the military, or status as a protected veteran and to comply with all federal and state nondiscrimination, equal opportunity, and affirmative action laws, orders, and regulations. This nondiscrimination policy applies to admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in university programs and activities. Complaints of invidious discrimination prohibited by university policy are to be resolved within existing university procedures.
  3. For additional information on the equal opportunity, affirmative action, and harassment policies of the university, please contact the Director of the Office for Access & Equity (OAE) at:

    616 East Green Street, Suite 214
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 333‑0885
    accessandequity@illinois.edu
    oae.illinois.edu
  4. For additional information on Title IX, please contact the Title IX Coordinator at the Title IX Office at:

    616 East Green Street, Suite 214
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (844) 616-7978
    titleixcoordinator@illinois.edu
    wecare.illinois.edu/titleix
  5. For additional information on ADA or 504, please contact the ADA Coordinator in the ADA Division at the Office for Access & Equity at:

    616 East Green Street, Suite 214
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 333-0885
    adacoordinator@illinois.edu
    oae.illinois.edu
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