Adelphi University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination regarding all educational, student programs and employment actions and further commits not to discriminate against any individual on the basis of an individual’s race, creed, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status1, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.
Adelphi University shall take affirmative steps and apply every good faith effort toward achieving non-discrimination and equality of opportunity in educational, student programs, and employment actions.
This policy has been designed to insure that employment practices (including compensation, benefits, terminations, recruitment, promotions, and all other terms and conditions of employment) as well as programs involving students both in academic and non-academic programs are administered without regard to individual’s race, creed, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status1, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws.
The University undertakes to comply fully with all applicable federal, state and local laws relating to equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination in public services.
It is Adelphi University’s policy to maintain a program of Affirmative Action to which efforts will be directed to review and update existing practices both for conformity with government regulations and for consistency with the standards of conduct that are endemic to a University.
The adoption and implementation of this Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Policy (AA/EEO) acknowledges Adelphi University’s responsibility to provide an equal opportunity workplace.
Reports of concerns about this policy should be made to the Office of Human Resources.
1genetic predisposition or carrier status – Genetic predisposition means a genotype that increases the risk of disease but does not make it certain. Carrier status means individuals who have inherited a disease-causing allele (gene).