Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity and Disability Policies
As a community partner with the Office of Active Citizenship and Service at Vanderbilt University, we affirm that our organization, including all members, officers, and advisers, does not participate in or encourage any unlawful activity. By clicking
agree on this form, we affirm that our organization adheres to Vanderbilt University’s non-discrimination policy as stated below:
In compliance with federal law, including the provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of
1990, the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Executive Order 11246, the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974 as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, as amended, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination
Act of 2008i, Vanderbilt University does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of their race, sex, sexual orientation ii , gender identity iii ,
religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, military service, or genetic information in its administration of educational policies, programs, or activities; admissions policies; scholarship and loan programs; athletic or other University-administered
programs; or employment. In addition, the University does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of their gender expression iv consistent with the University’s nondiscrimination policy.
1. The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) prohibits discrimination in health coverage and in employment based on genetic information.
2. Sexual orientation refers to a person’s self-identification as heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, asexual, pansexual, or uncertain.
3. Gender identity is generally defined as a person’s own sense of identification as male, female, both, or neither as distinguished from actual biological sex, i.e. it is one’s psychological sense of self.
4. Gender expression is everything we do that communicates our sense of identification to others.
Please feel free to review the Nondiscrimination Policy FAQ resource at https://www.vanderbilt.edu/studentorgs/wp-content/uploads/sites/127/Nondiscrimination-Policy-FAQs-1.pdf.