Marquette University Non-Discrimination Statement

Marquette University, in accordance with its Jesuit tradition and Guiding Values, is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic or military status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the university community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

The university’s policy as well as federal and state laws and regulations prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Employee inquiries concerning the application of Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 may be referred to the Office of Human Resources; Straz Tower; P.O Box 1881; Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881; (414) 288-7305.

Student inquiries concerning Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 may be referred to the Office of Human Resources; Straz Tower; P.O. Box 1881; Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881; (414) 288-1645.

Student and employee inquiries concerning the application of Titles VI, VII the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as Amended and Executive Order 11246, as amended, may be referred to Lynn Mellantine, Affirmative Action Officer: Straz Tower, P.O. Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881; (414) 288-3430.

If you feel that you have been subjected to sexual harassment, discrimination or sexual misconduct, please contact Christine Harris Taylor, Title IX coordinator: Alumni Memorial Union, 437, P.O. Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881, (414) 288-3151 or Office for Civil Rights: 500 W. Madison, Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-4544, (312) 730-1560.

The Marquette University Board of Trustees approved the Affirmative Action Program, formalizing the university’s position toward human rights. This program reaffirms and specifies action programs to continue the pledge of promotion and equal opportunity for all qualified persons.