Compliance & Equity Statement
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga welcomes and respects people of all races, creeds, cultures, and sexual orientations. The University values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom and integrity. In keeping with those values, UTC policies and UT Area Units expressly prohibit the following:
- discrimination against employees, students, or applicants for employment or admission, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including sexual harassment, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status), national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status;
- discrimination against other participants in educational programs and activities (which includes certain individuals who are not employees, students, or applicants for employment or admission) on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability; and
- retaliation against any person who in good faith reports a practice that he/she believes violates non-discrimination policies.
If you are an employee, student, applicant for employment, applicant for admission, or are otherwise a participant in a UT Chattanooga program or activity, and you believe you have been discriminated against in violation of the policies outlined above, you are encouraged to contact UTC's Office of Equity and Inclusion.