Notice of Nondiscrimination

An important legal and moral responsibility of the university is to see that all members of our community - students, staff, faculty - are treated fairly and equally by others and also treat others fairly and equally. The following policy addresses this need.

It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth not to discriminate against any applicant for admission or employment, or against any employee, or student in any educational program, on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, handicap, sex, or sexual orientation.

The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the equal opportunity nondiscrimination policies: 

Office of Diversity, Equity & InclusionFoster Administration Building, Room 324
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
285 Old Westport Road North Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02747-2300
Telephone: (508) 999-8008

Inquiries concerning the nondiscrimination policies may also be referred to:

Boston Office
Office for Civil Rights
US Department of Education
8th Floor
5 Post Office Square
Boston, MA 02109-3921

Telephone: 617-289-0111
FAX: 617-289-0150; TDD: 800-877-8339


Updated 03/27/2018