Non-Discrimination Policy

Non-Discrimination Statement

California State University, Los Angeles, affirms its commitment to equality of opportunity for all individuals. This commitment requires that no discrimination shall occur in any program or activity of the University on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, age (over 40), marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other classification prohibited by state or federal laws. Further, the University’s commitment requires that no retaliation shall occur because an individual filed a complaint of discrimination or in some other way opposed discriminatory practices, or participated in an investigation or administrative or judicial proceeding related to such a complaint. This policy is in accord with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, as amended, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, related California state laws, and related administrative regulations and executive orders. Inquiries concerning the application of these and other nondiscrimination laws may be referred to the Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Human Resources Management, telephone: (323) 343-3040, the campus office assigned the administrative responsibility of reviewing such matters.

Discrimination Complaint

If you feel you have experienced discrimination or harassment due to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, or veteran status in connection with your association with the University, please make your concerns known.  You may file a complaint with the Office for Equity and Diversity, located in Administration 606.

Your concerns will be treated carefully and be investigated promptly, thoroughly, and objectively.  If corrective action is appropriate, it will be taken.  No action will be taken against you for filing your complaint, so long as you believe the complaint to be valid.