AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

Pursuant to directives of the President of this institution, the University of Georgia continues its affirmative implementation of equal opportunity to employees, students, covered contractors and vendors, and applicants for employment, admission, or contractor/vendor status. The University of Georgia will act in matters of employment, admissions, programs, and services free of prohibited bias with regard to race, creed, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, or disability. Further, the University of Georgia will not maintain racially segregated facilities.

Continuation of the above policies is consistent with applicable provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Education Amendments of 1972, Executive Order 11246, Revised Order 4, the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as revised and/or amended, with implementing regulations. Accordingly, this institution will not discriminate in employment, admissions, programs, or services with regard to any position for which the applicant, employee, or student is qualified and will make reasonable accommodation for physical and mental limitations.

The Affirmative Action Plan implementing the above body of law, regulation, and policy is administered by the UGA Equal Opportunity Office at 3 Peabody Hall, Athens, Georgia 30602-1622. Telephone inquiries concerning this Plan may be directed to (706) 542-7912. Copies of this Plan are available for inspection in the Equal Opportunity Office and in the UGA Main Library during normal weekday working hours. Affirmative Action Plan narrative may also be reviewed at the website, www.uga.edu/eoo/, by selecting "Affirmative Action."