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Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community. Equal opportunity and diversity represent principles, which are integrally woven into the university’s mission. The university is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment and education, as well as equity of conditions for employment and education, to all employees, students and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, sex/gender (including pregnancy), marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, familial status, religion, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, or disability. Sexual harassment is a form of unlawful gender discrimination and will not be tolerated.

The university follows the New Jersey State Policy Prohibiting Discrimination in the Workplace.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Kean University is committed to ensuring equal opportunity and access to all members of the campus community in accordance with Section 503/504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). The university prohibits discrimination against any student, employee, or applicant on the basis of physical or mental disability, or perceived disability. Kean University will provide reasonable and appropriate accommodations to enable employees and students to participate in the life of the campus community. Individuals with disabilities are responsible for reporting and supplying documentation verifying their disability. Student requests for accommodations must be initiated through the Office of Counseling, Disabilities and International Students, Downs Hall, Room 127, (908) 737-4850. Employees should contact the Human Resources Office, Administration Building, Second Floor, (908) 737-3300.


NJ Policy Prohibiting Discrimination in the Workplace

NJ Procedures for Internal Complaints Alleging Discrimination in the Workplace

Complaint Procedures for Students

Kean University Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Training

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