Nondiscrimination Statement and Title IX Compliance

 
Notice of Nondiscrimination
 
The University of Alaska Board of Regents has adopted the following Nondiscrimination and Title IX Compliance Policy:
 

It is the policy of the board that in accordance with federal and state law, illegal discrimination against any individual because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, pregnancy or parenthood is prohibited. Decisions affecting individuals shall be based on the individual's qualifications, abilities and performance, as appropriate.  

The Board of Regents of the University of Alaska System affirms its commitment to a safe and healthy educational and work environment in which educational programs and activities are free of discrimination on the basis of sex. The board further affirms its commitment to respond appropriately to sexual harassment and sexual violence, in accordance with applicable law as amended from time to time, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972,  Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in employment), Alaska Statute 18.80, and due process of law. 

    1. Chancellors will have primary responsibility for a campus educational and workplace climate free from discrimination and intimidation based on sex, and for appropriate and timely response to sexual harassment and sexual violence at their respective universities, including extended sites;
    2. Chancellors will provide updates to the board regarding compliance with this policy at least bi-annually in December and June and more often as required by circumstances; and
    3. The president will ensure system oversight and coordination among the universities in implementing this policy.
    4. The Title IX Coordinator for UAA is responsible for overseeing, coordinating and monitoring the University's policy prohibiting discrimination, sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating and domestic violence, stalking, and retaliation ensuring compliance with federal and state discrimination and sexual harassment laws.
Title IX Coordinator
Bridget W. Dooley, Director
Office of Equity and Compliance
University of Alaska Anchorage
3890 University Lake Dr. ULB 108
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-786-1424
Website: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/
E-mail: bdooley2@alaska.edu 
 

External Resources

For employment or educational discrimination, students, parents, employees and applicants for employment may file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education within180 calendar days of the alleged discriminatory act.

Office for Civil Rights, Seattle Office
U.S. Department of Education
915 Second Ave., Room 3310
Seattle, WA 98174-1099
Telephone: 206-607-1600
TDD: 206-607-1647
Fax: 206-607-1601
E-mail: OCR.Seattle@ed.gov
 
For employment discrimination, employees and applicants for employment may file a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission at the below addresses within 180 calendar days of the alleged discriminatory act.
 

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
350 The Embarcadero Suite 500
San Francisco, CA  94105-1260
Telephone: 800-669-4000
Website: http://www.eeoc.gov/employees/charge.cfm

For educational discrimination, individuals may file a complaint with the U. S. Department of Justice.
 

U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Educational Opportunities Section, PHB
Washington, D.C.  20530
Telephone: 202-514-4092 or 1-877-292-3804 (toll-free)
Fax: 202-514-8337
Email: education@usdoj.gov
Website: http://www.justice.gov/crt/how-file-complaint 

For employment or educational discrimination, you may file a complaint with the State of Alaska.
 

Alaska State Commission for Human Rights
800 A Street, Suite 204
Anchorage, AK  99501-3669
Telephone: 907-274-4692
Anchorage Area TTY/TDD: 907-276-3177
Toll-Free Complaint Hot Line (in-state only): 800-478-3177
TTY/TDD Toll-Free Complaint Hot Line (in-state only): 800-478-3177
Website: www.humanrights.alaska.gov 

For discrimination related to a Department of Labor funded grant, individuals may file a complaint with the U. S. Department of Labor within 180 calendar days of the alleged discriminatory act.
 

U.S. Department of Labor, Civil Rights Center
200 Constitution Avenue, NW Room N-4123
Washington, DC  20210
Faxed: (202) 693-6505
Email: CRCExternalComplaints@dol.gov
Website: http://www.dol.gov/oasam/programs/crc/index.htm