Nondiscrimination Policy Statement

The University of California, in accordance with applicable Federal and State law and University policy, prohibits discrimination against or harrasment of any person and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer related or genetic characteristics), genetic information (including family medical history), ancestry, marital status, age, citizenship, sexual orientation, or service in the uniformed services as defined by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994. The University also prohibits sexual harassment. This nondiscrimination policy covers admission, access, treatment in University programs and activities and employment.

University policy also prohibits retaliation for bringing a complaint of discrimination or participating in a complaint process or investigation pursuant to this policy.

Inquiries regarding the University’s student-related nondiscrimination policies may be directed to Student Judicial Affairs at extension 9-1738, or e-mail

Inquiries regarding the UCSC Policy on Sexual Assault, and UC Policy on Sexual Harassment and/or violations of Title IX may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator/Sexual Harassment Officer, (831) 459-2462, or e-mail

Inquiries regarding the University's affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination policies for staff or academic employment may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, (831) 459-3676, or e-mail For academic employment related matters, inquiries may also be directed to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Human Resources at (831) 459-4300, or e-mail

Student inquiries regarding disability or disability accommodations may be addressed to the Director, Disability Resource Center, (831) 459-2089 (voice); (831) 459-4806 (TTY); e-mail