Notice of Non-Discrimination, EOE, Diversity, Safety & Security

Notice of Non-Discrimination, EOE, Diversity, Security


Notice of Non Discrimination and Equal Opportunity

The University of Virginia (“UVA”) does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity  or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information, in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination Act of 1975,  Governor’s Executive Order Number One  (2018), and other applicable statutes and University policies. UVA prohibits sexual and gender-based harassment, including sexual assault, and other forms of interpersonal violence.

Individuals, including UVA students and employees, and participants in UVA’s programs or activities, may be entitled to reasonable accommodations or modifications for a disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the American with Disabilities Act, Rehabilitation Act, and related statutes and regulations: ADA Coordinator, Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights, 2015 Ivy Road, Room 321, Dynamics Building, P.O. Box 400144, Charlottesville, VA 22904, 434.924.3200, ADACoordinator@virginia.edu. A Deputy ADA Coordinator has also been designated to assist the ADA Coordinator: 2015 Ivy Road, Room 323, Dynamics Building, P.O. Box 400144, Charlottesville, VA 22904, 434.924.3200, ADACoordinator@virginia.edu.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Associate Vice President, Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights, P.O. Box 400219, Washington Hall, 434.924.3200, UVAEOCR@virginia.edu.

The following person has been designated to serve as the overall coordinator for purposes of Title IX compliance:  Assistant Vice President for Title IX Compliance/Title IX Coordinator, O'Neil Hall, Room 037, 434.297.7988, titleixcoordinator@virginia.edu.  A Deputy Title IX Coordinator has also been designated to assist the Title IX Coordinator and conduct investigations: O'Neil Hall, Room 027, 434.297.7988, titleixcoordinator@virginia.edu.

Complaints of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation may be directed to the UVA Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights at UVAEOCR@virginia.eduComplaint procedures may be found on the UVA Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights website.  Complaints may also be filed with the Department of Education Office for Civil RightsEqual Employment Opportunity CommissionCommonwealth of Virginia Division of Human Rights, and the Department of Human Resources Management.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Virginia is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. To fulfill this commitment, UVA administers its programs, procedures and practices without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information and operates both affirmative action and equal opportunity programs, consistent with resolutions of the Board of Visitors and with federal and state requirements, including the Governor's Executive Order Number One (2014).

EEO is the Law. Click here to learn more.

EEO is the Law - Supplement for Wage Transparency - Click here to learn more.

UVA Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights - Click here to learn more.

As an applicant for employment with the University, we are required by law to notify you of the University's compliance with the Clery Act (see more in the Safety and Security section below) and the federal E-Verify System.

Executive Order 85 

On July 30, 2009, Virginia governor Tim Kaine signed Executive Order 85 into law. Under EO 85, all state agencies, contractors and sub-recipients are directed to use the Virginia Workforce Connection (VWC) for the recruitment of direct jobs created by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) and for those in all state agencies, regardless of funding source.

Position Statement on Diversity for UVA Health

For over a century, UVA Health has been providing patient care services to diverse populations. UVA Health celebrates diversity in all of its forms. As part of the University of Virginia, we embrace the vision of "a community of respect, understanding, and tolerance." We are enriched by the unique differences within our community, and continuously strive to increase our inclusiveness.

We remain steadfast in our commitment to ensure that the delivery of patient care addresses the diversity within the populations that we serve. With the knowledge that each patient is unique, we continuously strive to provide culturally sensitive and appropriate care by learning to understand the beliefs, attitudes, behaviors, and desires of each patient.

We believe that the best patient care environment is one that fosters inclusiveness of all members of the community. This community includes our patients, their families and friends, spiritual leaders, health care providers and staff, students, and volunteers who, together, help maintain our healing environment.

UVA Health is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. To fulfill this commitment, UVA Health administers its programs, procedures and practices without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information and operates both affirmative action and equal opportunity programs, consistent with resolutions of the Board of Visitors and with federal and state requirements, including the Governor's Executive Order Number One (2014).

Safety and Security at UVA

The University of Virginia makes available to all prospective Team Members an Annual Security Report as required for the federal Clery Act.

This report contains 3 years of crime statistics that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University of Virginia; and on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible to University Grounds. The report also includes fire statistics for residence halls; institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault; safety and crime prevention information and other general information that may be required under the federal Clery Act.

The information is available on line at http://www.virginia.edu/uvapolice/stats.html. A hard copy of the report can be obtained by contact the University of Virginia Police Department at 434.924.7166 or emailing police@virginia.edu.

Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Related Medical Issues

The University of Virginia does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical issues. Employees may have a right to reasonable accommodation for known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical issues. Reach out to Human Resources – Employee Relations if you have limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical issues for which you seek an accommodation. You may be entitled to an interactive process to determine whether a specific accommodation is reasonable.

Virginia employers are required to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, specifically including lactation. While accommodations that imposed an undue hardship on employers are not required, the following is a non-exhaustive list of accommodations considered reasonable:

  • More frequent or longer bathroom breaks
  • Breaks to express breast milk
  • Access to a private location other than a bathroom for the expression of breast milk
  • Acquisition or modification of equipment or access to or modification of employee seating
  • A temporary transfer to a less strenuous or hazardous position
  • Assistance with manual labor
  • Job restructuring
  • A modified work schedule
  • Light duty assignments
  • Leave to recover from childbirth

Employers are prohibited from taking adverse action against an employee who requests or uses a reasonable accommodation.

ATTENTION ALL MANAGERS: If any current employee reports a pregnancy (e.g. asks for time off related to prenatal care, mentions they are expecting, etc.), UVA is required to give the employee a notice of their rights within 10 days of the pregnancy disclosure. This is the responsibility of the employee's manager. See this webpage for details. 

Virginia Values Act Notice on Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Related Medical Issues