Equal Opportunity

Equal Opportunity

"...to ensure equal opportunity and access  to education and employment for all persons regardless of race, color, ethnicity, religion, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, ancestry, age and gender."

Applied to the University Community

 In keeping with the promise of our Mission, the University of Scranton is fully committed to providing the protection of equal opportunity and anti-discrimination laws in its recruitment and retention practices. In employee and student recruitment practices, all qualified individuals will be treated equally in consideration for employment and access to education at the University. Discrimination based upon the above-listed  factors will not be tolerated. Important retention practices include providing the following essential services: 1) cultural competence training, 2) gender equity training, 3) reasonable accommodations for students and employees with disabilities, 4) promotion of  friendly working and learning environment, 5) development of non-discrimination/harassment (including sexual harassment)  policy which includes a forum and process for lodging and investigating complaints in cases of policy violation.

Please feel free to view the applicable federal laws by clicking here.

Requests for reasonable  accommodations for students with disabilities

are handled and arranged by CTLE (Center for Teaching and

Learning Excellence).  Click here.