Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Compliance Statement
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is committed to providing equal opportunity and equal access and to complying with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations and University of Wisconsin System and university non-discrimination policies and procedures. Information, including how to file a complaint alleging discrimination, can be found at the Office for Equity and Diversity (OED) Web site: www.oed.wisc.edu. OED is located at: 179-A Bascom Hall, 500 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI 53706; 608-263-2378; Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay Service: 7-1-1; Fax 608-263-5562.
The following are the nondiscrimination bases for covering students and applicants for admission to the university; university employees and applicants for employment at the university; and those wishing to take part in university programs and activities, including visitors to campus.
Students: age; ancestry; color; creed; disability; ethnicity (specifically involving harassment by UW employees); marital or parental status; national origin; pregnancy; race; religion; retaliation for opposing discrimination, making a complaint of discrimination or taking part in an investigation relating to discrimination; sex; sexual orientation. A student who wishes to file a discrimination complaint against a fellow student who is acting in his or her role as a student should contact the Division of Student Life at: Room 75, Bascom Hall, 500 Lincoln Drive; Madison, WI 53706; Voice 608-263-5700; TTY 608-263-2400; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the complaint process visit www.wisc.edu/students/advocacy/bias.htm#complaint. A student who wishes to file a discrimination complaint against another student who is acting in his or her role as an employee of the university (e.g., a graduate or teaching assistant, a resident assistant, or a student hourly employee) should contact OED.
Employment: age; ancestry; arrest record; color; conviction record; creed; cultural background; disability; ethnicity (specifically involving harassment by university employees); gender identity; gender expression; marital status; genetic testing; honesty testing; military obligations; national origin; pregnancy; race; religion; retaliation for opposing discrimination, making a complaint of discrimination or taking part in an investigation relating to discrimination; sex; sexual orientation; use or nonuse of lawful products off the employer's premises during nonworking hours.
University programs or activities (including visitors to campus): Age; color; disability; national origin; race; retaliation for opposing discrimination, making a complaint of discrimination, or taking part in investigations of discrimination; sex.
Additional campus resources: Address questions concerning sex discrimination to the Title IX Coordinator: Assistant Vice Provost, Director of the Office for Equity and Diversity, 179-A Bascom Hall, 500 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI 53706; Voice 608-263-2378; WTRS: 7-1-1; Fax 608-263-5562. Questions concerning disability can be addressed to the Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator: Director, Office of Administrative Legal Services, 500 Lincoln Drive, Room 361 Bascom Hall, Madison, WI 53706, Voice 608-263-7400; Fax 608-263-4725.
McBurney Disability Resource Center: Students seeking academic adjustments or auxiliary aides in order to participate in the university's programs or activities should contact the McBurney Center at: 702 West Johnson Street, Suite 2741, Madison, WI 53715; Voice 608-263-2741; TTY 608-263-6393; Fax 608-265-2998; www.mcburney.wisc.edu. Other resources for disability issues on campus can be found at www.wisc.edu/adac/uw.html.