Purpose

Carle Illinois College of Medicine (Carle Illinois) subscribes to the anti-discrimination policy of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

 

Policy

The commitment of the University of Illinois and Carle Illinois to the most fundamental principles of academic freedom, equality of opportunity and human dignity requires that decisions involving students and employees be based on individual merit and be free from invidious discrimination in all its forms.

 

Processes, Procedures, Guidelines

The University of Illinois will not engage in discrimination or harassment against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, order of protection status, genetic information, marital status, disability, sexual orientation including gender identity, unfavorable discharge from the military or status as a protected veteran, and will comply with all federal and state nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action laws, orders and regulations. This nondiscrimination policy applies to admissions, employment, access to and treatment in the university programs and activities.

University complaint and grievance procedures provide employees and students with the means for the resolution of complaints that allege a violation of this statement. Members of the public should direct their inquiries or complaints to the appropriate equal opportunity office.

A detailed description of policies and procedures for addressing discrimination and harassment at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is provided in the Campus Administrative Manual, section IX-B-1.