Affirmative Action

The University of Colorado ensures equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment at the University of Colorado.

In accordance with applicable federal and state law, and Article 10 of the Laws of the Regents, the University of Colorado does not engage in employment discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or veteran status.

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs educational programs, activities, and services offered to students and/or employees are non-discriminatory and consistent with State affirmative action guidelines, as well as with Federal laws and orders.

In addition, the University of Colorado takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, people of color, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. The University of Colorado takes affirmative action pursuant to its obligations as a federal contractor under the following federal laws and regulations: Executive Order 11246, the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the federal regulations found at 41 CFR §§ 60-260-300 and 60-741.

For information about the UCCS Strategic Plan for Diversity and for training in this area, contact the office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at 719-255-3707. For a copy of the Affirmative Action Plan, please visit:


Regent Policy 10A: Discrimination/Affirmative Action–General Policy Statement and Long-Range Goals

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