Prohibition of Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation

Policy number: 
16.004
Policy description: 

The University of North Texas prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law in its application and admission processes; educational programs and activities; employment policies, procedures, and processes; and university facilities. The University takes active measures to prevent such conduct and investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

Policy owner: VP for Finance and Administration
Policy contact: 
LaToya Haynes
Asst. Vice President for Equal Opportunity & Title IX
Equal Opportunity & Title IX
Applies to: 
All University
Date Issued: 
Sunday, November 1, 1981

Last updated: 

Date: 
12/20/2023
Action: 
Format Only
Comments: 
Policy contact changed to "Asst. Vice President, Equal Opportunity & Title IX" from "VP for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access."
Date: 
06/18/2019
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
The policy was revised to better reflect current laws, regulations, and internal operating procedures. Marital status, citizenship and political affiliation were removed as protected classes. New complaint resolution options, with an informal resolution program, and a filing deadline were added.
Date: 
04/10/2018
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
The policy was revised to make the definition of "harassment" consistent with UNT Policy 16.005 and the requirements of SB 968.
Date: 
10/09/2013
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revised to update the language and definitions for clarity and legal sufficiency. Effective 10/09/2013.
Date: 
04/01/2011
Action: 
Format Only
Date: 
08/01/2004
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
07/01/2003
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
12/01/2001
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
05/01/2001
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
09/01/1999
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
08/01/1995
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
05/01/1994
Action: 
Revision