Career Planning Anti-Discrimination and Non-Discrimination Policies

Non-Discrimination Policy

The University of Akron is an Equal Opportunity Educational and Employment Institution. There shall be no unlawful discrimination on account of race, color, creed, sex, disability, national origin, age, or religion in education, employment, or admissions, or in services provided by the School of Law. Neither shall there be any discrimination on account of sexual orientation in education, employment, or admissions, or in services provided by the School of Law. These prohibitions include harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, disability, national origin, age, religion, and sexual orientation. They apply to all School of Law faculty, contract professionals, staff, and students. Nothing herein prohibits consideration, to the extent permitted by law, of any of the aforementioned characteristics in admissions or employment for the purpose of achieving diversity.

This policy shall be posted in the School of Law's glass display case and on the School of Law's web site, and shall be included in appropriate printed materials of the School of Law.

In addition to the School of Law's Non-Discrimination Policy above, the Career Planning & Placement Office's Anti-Discrimination Policy and Complaint Procedure adopted in 1993 follows below:

Anti-Discrimination Policy

The University of Akron School of Law/Law Career Planning Office is dedicated to providing equal opportunity for recruitment and employment of all who utilize its services. Therefore, the Law Career Planning Office facilities and services are available only to organizations or individuals that maintain an affirmative action program for equal employment opportunities and do not discriminate in recruitment or employment against any person because of race, age, handicap or disability, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation.*

Employers are required to sign a statement of compliance with this policy before participating in any on-campus interviewing program, all those employers who list a position with the Law

*Except as is otherwise required by Ohio law.