Non-Discrimination Statement

The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the University’s educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation.

The University prohibits unlawful harassment of students, employees, and third parties on the basis of any protected characteristic as identified above.

The University also prohibits retaliation against any individual for the purpose of interfering with any right or privilege secured by University policy or law, or because the individual makes a good faith report or formal complaint, testifies, assists, participates, or refuses to participate in any manner in an investigation, proceeding, or hearing under the University’s Comprehensive Discrimination & Harassment Procedures or Title IX Sexual Harassment Procedures.

The University has designated the Associate Vice Chancellor for Equal Opportunity and Title IX (AVP for EO-IX) to coordinate the University’s compliance with federal and state civil rights laws regarding protected characteristics, including Title IX and those other laws and regulations referenced above:

Emily Babb
Associate Vice Chancellor for Equal Opportunity and Title IX/Title IX Coordinator
Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX
Mary Reed Building, 4th Floor
2199 S. University Blvd.
Denver, CO 80208
(303) 871-7016
https://www.du.edu/equalopportunity/index.html
titleix@du.edu or Emily.Babb@du.edu

Molly Hooker
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX
Mary Reed Building, 4th Floor
2199 S. University Blvd.
Denver, CO 80208
(303) 871-7016
https://www.du.edu/equalopportunity/index.html
titleix@du.edu or Molly.Hooker@du.edu

The University complies with all federal and state laws that protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination based on their disability or perceived disability status. As such, reasonable accommodations and auxiliary aids and services are available to individuals with disabilities when such modifications and services are necessary to access the University’s programs and services. The University’s ADA/504 Coordinator is:

Rufina Hernandez
Associate Director of Equal Opportunity/ADA Coordinator
Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX
Mary Reed Building, 4th Floor
2199 S. University Blvd.
Denver, CO 80208
(303) 871-7016
https://www.du.edu/equalopportunity/index.html
ADACoordinator@du.edu or Rufina.Hernandez@du.edu

Inquiries about Title IX or the University’s prohibitions against discrimination, harassment, and retaliation can be directed to the AVP for EO-IX, the ADA/504 Coordinator (for disability-related questions) or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, at the contact information below.

Complaints and inquiries regarding discrimination, harassment, and retaliation involving federal laws may be directed to:

U.S. Department of Education U.S. Equal Employment
Office for Civil Rights Opportunity Commission
Denver Regional Office Denver Field Office
Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Building 950 17th Street, Suite 300
1244 Speer Boulevard, Suite 310 Denver, CO 80202
Denver, CO 80204-3582
Telephone: (800) 669-4000 Telephone: (303) 844-5695
FAX: (303) 866-1085 FAX: (303) 844-4303
TTY: (800) 669-6820 TDD: (800) 877-8339
ASL Video Phone: (844) 234-5122
Email: OCR.Denver@ed.gov

Any person who believes the University as a federal contactor has violated nondiscrimination or affirmative action obligations may contact the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) at:

OFCCP
U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20210
www.dol.gov
Telephone: (800) 397-6251
TTY: (202) 693-133

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