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Undergraduate Policies and Information
University Governance and Individuals’ Rights
Eastern Michigan University is an autonomous University governed by an eight-member board of regents appointed by the governor of Michigan and subject to the approval of the Michigan Senate. Financial support for the University comes from student tuition and fees, and support provided by the citizens of Michigan.
Policies on Nondiscrimination
Eastern Michigan University shall not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability or sexual orientation. Further, the University shall work for the elimination of improper discrimination in the areas listed above in organizations recognized by the University and from non-University sources where students and employees of the University are involved.
Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policies
Eastern Michigan University admits students of either sex, and any race, color or national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities accorded to students at this University. The University does not discriminate against students on the basis of sex, race, color or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarships and loan programs and athletic and other University-administered programs. Further, it is the policy and practice of Eastern Michigan University to take affirmative action in all personnel matters.
It is the policy of Eastern Michigan University to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its regulations, which prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex. Anyone who believes that in some respect Eastern Michigan University is not in compliance with Title IX and its regulations should contact the executive director of Human Resources.
Nondiscrimination of the Disabled and/or Challenged: www.emich.edu/diversity/
In its programs, activities and employment, Eastern Michigan University does not discriminate on the basis of physical or other disabilities. Anyone who believes that in some respect Eastern Michigan University is not in compliance with the Rehabilitation Act and its regulations should contact the executive director of Human Resources. Prospective students with disabilities who are otherwise qualified for admission are invited to apply. Students encountering difficulty with access to full participation in University activities should contact the ombudsman.
Statement on Campus Violence
In accordance with the education mission of Eastern Michigan University, the University adopts this policy statement to promote a safe campus environment. The statement reflects the nonviolent spirit of the relationship between students, staff, administrators, faculty, contractors and visitors at Eastern Michigan University.
The safety and security of our students, staff, administrators, faculty, contractors and visitors is extremely important to Eastern Michigan University. Threats, acts of aggression and threatening or violent behavior are not tolerated by or toward students, staff administrators, faculty, contractors or visitors. All reports of incidents will be taken seriously and will be dealt with appropriately.
Threats can be direct and immediate or indirect and implied; threats can occur verbally, non-verbally or in writing. Acts of aggression include, but are not limited to, abusive behavior, stalking and tampering with property and are intended to intimidate, create fear, imply harm or destroy property. Threatening or violent behavior is behaving in such a way that poses an immediate threat to self or others by acts of physical harm.
All students, staff, administrators, faculty, contractors and visitors are strongly encouraged to report threats, acts of aggression and threatening or violent behavior to the Campus Police (911 for all emergencies, 487.1222 for all other calls), Human Resources (487.0083), and/or your department head or supervisor, to help ensure the safety of our campus community.
Detailed policy information can be found here: www.emich.edu/policies
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