Equal Employment/Educational Opportunity and Nondiscrimination Policy

"The Curators of the University of Missouri do hereby reaffirm and state the policy of the University of Missouri on Equal Employment/Educational Opportunity and Nondiscrimination.

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America."

Collected Rules and Regulations - Chapter 600: Equal Employment/Educational Opportunity

Academic Grievance Procedure

The Board of Curators, the faculty, and the administration of the University of Missouri recognize the importance of providing a prompt and efficient procedure for fair and equitable resolutions of grievances with the University without fear of prejudice or reprisal for initiating a grievance or participating in its settlement.

View Entire Policy: 370.010 Academic Grievance Procedure

Affirmative Action on Committee Appointments

"As a part of the implementation of the Affirmative Action Plan of the University of Missouri, any person appointing any committee for the University or any campus, in selecting the membership, shall give due consideration to the inclusion in such membership of women and minorities unless membership thereon is ex-officio."

View Entire Policy: 330.070 Affirmative Action on Committee Appointments

Civil Rights Act of 1964

"The University hereby reaffirms its commitment to complying with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1965, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d et seq., prohibiting discrimination in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance."

View Entire Policy: UM System Collected Rules and Regulations, policy #90.050

Consensual Romantic Relationship Policy

The University of Missouri promotes an atmosphere of professionalism based on mutual trust and respect. The integrity of interaction among faculty, staff and students must not be compromised. When individuals involved in a consensual romantic relationship are in positions of unequal power at the university, there is a potential for a conflict of interest, favoritism, or exploitation. These relationships may be less voluntary than the person with greater power perceives, or circumstances may change and conduct that was once welcome may become unwelcome. The fact that a relationship was initially consensual does not insulate from a later claim of sexual harassment. Moreover, such relationships may lead to restricted opportunities, or the perception thereof, for others in the work or academic environment.

View Entire Policy: 330.065 Consensual Romantic Relationship Policy

Missouri Code of State Regulations

Guidelines and Interpretations of Employment Anti-Discrimination Laws (MO Code of State Regulations)

Prefered Name Policy

It is the policy of the University of Missouri that a student may choose to identify themselves within the university community with a preferred first and/or middle name that differs from their legal name. Preferred names can be added to your student account by accessing the self-service student center in MyView.

View Entire Policy: 180.040 Student Preferred Name Policy