Metropolitan State University is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and educational opportunity. No person shall be discriminated against in terms and conditions of employment, personnel practices or access to and participation in programs, services and activities with regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation or membership or activity in a local commission as defined by law.

In adhering to this policy, Metropolitan State University abides by the requirements of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments to the Civil Rights Act, Chapter 363 of the Minnesota Human Rights Act and other applicable state and federal laws.

For additional information or to request a copy of the university's affirmative action plan, nondiscrimination in education and employment opportunity policy (Board of Trustees, 1.B.1) and procedure, call the Office of Affirmative Action (formerly known as the Equal Opportunity and Diversity Office) at 651-793-1270, or go to the university's website.

Nondiscrimination in Education and Employment Policy Complaints

Complaints that allege a violation of the 1.B.1 policy are handled by the Office of Affirmative Action Officer. The Office of Affirmative Action is located at 700 East Seventh Street, Founder's Hall room 314, Saint Paul, MN 55106.