POLICIES IN CENTRAL TEXAS

ALAMO COLLEGE

Location: San Antonio (district-wide policy)

Inclusive language added: 2014

COLLEGE DISTRICT POLICY ON NONDISCRIMINATION
Alamo Colleges adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in public institutions of higher education and the workplace. Alamo Colleges will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission on the basis of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, veteran or military status (including special disabled veteran, Vietnam-era veteran, or recently separated veteran), predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, or persons who have opposed discrimination or participated in any complaint process on campus or before a government agency. Students and employees are required to comply with this policy. Retaliation in any form for having brought a complaint or report of discrimination or harassment based on any protected criteria, including sex and gender, is expressly prohibited. This policy covers nondiscrimination in employment and in access to educational opportunities.

Therefore, any member of the campus community, guest or visitor who acts to deny, deprive or limit the educational, employment, and/or social access, benefits and/or opportunities of any member of the campus community on the basis of their actual or perceived membership in the protected classes listed above is in violation of the College District policy on nondiscrimination.

AUSTIN COLLEGE

Location: Austin

Inclusive language added: 2012

STATEMENTS ON HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION
Austin College is committed to equal opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, status as a veteran, or any other characteristic that is protected by applicable state or federal law in its operations, employment opportunities, educational programs and related activities.

AUSTIN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Location: Austin

Inclusive language added: 2013

STUDENT WELFARE
FREEDOM FROM DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT, AND RETALIATION
The District prohibits acts of any kind, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law (e.g., cyberbullying via social network sites).  Retaliation against anyone involved in the complaint process is a violation of District policy and is prohibited.

CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE

Location: Kileen

Inclusive language added: 2015

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity
Central Texas College does not discriminate in admissions, or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran’s status, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity

OUR LADY OF THE LAKE UNIVERSITY

Location: San Antonio

Inclusive language added: 2013

STUDENT HANDBOOK PG. 43. STUDENT COMPLAINTS: DISCRIMINATION
As a Catholic University we strive to maintain a learning environment free of discrimination. It is the policy of the Our Lady of the Lake University to provide an educational, environment free of discrimination based on following categories: race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status. No member of the University community as defined in this policy will engage in conduct constituting discrimination.

SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY

Location: Huntsville

Inclusive language added: 2012

Sam Houston State University, in accordance with applicable federal and state law (including Title VII) and institutional values, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. All personnel actions, including recruitment, employment, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination, and salary administration are reviewed to ensure Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) compliance.

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

Location: College Station

Inclusive language added: 2014

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION AND ABUSE
Texas A&M University provides equal opportunity to all employees, students, applicants for employment or admission, and the public regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Texas A&M University will promptly investigate all complaints of illegal discrimination, sexual harassment, and related retaliation in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY

Location: San Marcos

Inclusive language added: 2014

POLICY STATEMENTS
Texas State is committed to an inclusive education and work environment that provides equal opportunity and access to all qualified persons. Texas State, in accordance with applicable federal and state law and institutional values, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or veterans’ status. Pursuant to university policy, this policy also prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

TRINITY UNIVERSITY

Location: San Antonio

Inclusive language added: Unknown

NON-DISCRIMINATION AND DIVERSITY POLICY
Within published requirements for admission, Trinity University does not and will not discriminate in admission of students to study at the University, enrollment in classes, housing, or use of facilities in the academic program because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability (if otherwise qualified for admission), military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any status protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Trinity University does not and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability (if otherwise qualified for the job), military/veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The University is committed to making employment-related decisions according to an applicant or employee’s experience, talent, and qualifications, without regard to his/her race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability (if otherwise qualified for the job), military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any status protected by federal, state, or local laws.

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

Location: Austin

Inclusive language added: 2008

Policy Statement
It is the policy of The University of Texas at Austin to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community.  In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, including sexual harassment, age, disability, citizenship, and veteran status.  Procedures for filing discrimination complaints on the basis of gender, including sexual harassment, are addressed by HOP Policy 4.B.2.  Pursuant to University policy, this policy also prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

 

NOTE: The University of Texas at Austin just recently approved having a Gender Neutral Restroom in all newly constructed buildings and also provides a Gender Neutral Restroom in all existing buildings.

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SAN ANTONIO

Location: San Antonio

Inclusive language added: 2013

POLICY STATEMENT
It is the policy of The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the UTSA community. In accordance with federal and state law, UTSA prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, and veteran status in all aspects of employment and education. Sexual misconduct and sexual harassment in any form (including sexual violence) will not be tolerated and individuals who engage in such conduct will be subject to disciplinary action. Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression are also prohibited pursuant to this policy.

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