Equal Opportunity Statement (Publication of)

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Reason for Policy: 

To provide official University of Oregon affirmative action text for publications and advertisements, to list exceptions, and to assign responsibility for ensuring the appropriate statement is published.

Policy Statement: 

The complete University of Oregon Policy Statement on Equal Opportunity (provided below) shall appear on all University publications and University advertisements.

The University of Oregon affirms and actively promotes the right of all individuals to equal opportunity in education and employment at this institution without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any other consideration not directly and substantively related to effective performance. This policy implements all applicable federal, state; and local laws, regulations; and executive orders. Direct related inquiries to the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, 474 Oregon Hall, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403; telephone (541) 346-3123; TDD (541) 346-0852.

Alternative Statements:


For University Stationery and all position announcements, the following statement shall be used:

An equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.


For newspaper and journal position advertisements, the following statement shall be used:

EO/AA/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity.



Responsibility for ensuring that the appropriate statement appears on all publications and in advertisements shall be with the head of the department placing the printing order.

Exclusions and Special Situations: 


  1. The Director of University Publications is authorized to use one or the other alternative Equal Opportunity statement shown above to meet special design or space limitations in a publication.
  2. At the discretion of the Director of University Publications, the equal opportunity statement may be omitted so long as the publication is not used for recruitment of students or employees.
Revision History: 
Supersedes all earlier policies issued on this subject.
21 May 1985 - Originally issued
03 February1993 - Reviewed and Recommended for Revision by the university president's Staff
14 September 2004 -  Reviewed and Recommended for Revision by the university president's Staff
Reissued by: The university president
08 February 2010 -  Policy number revised from 1.000 to 01.00.06
Original Source: 
UO Policy Statement