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) website. 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; email: 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.