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Equal Opportunity/ Nondiscrimination/ Nonharassment

UCSD is committed to maintaining an atmosphere that is free from all forms of discrimination, harassment, exploitation, and intimidation, including sexual.

Equal Opportunity

Federal and state laws and University policies and practices ensure that all job applicants and UCSD employees have equal opportunities in every aspect of employment activities, including recruitment, selection, promotion, training, and termination. Equal Employment Opportunity practices prevent discrimination and harassment.

Nondiscrimination policies

From the first steps in the hiring process through the day-to-day work experience, UCSD’s policies prohibit discrimination against or harassment of any person, including discrimination or harassment based on:

  • Race
  • Color
  • National origin
  • Religion
  • Sex
  • Gender
  • Gender expression
  • Gender identity
  • Pregnancy (includes but is not limited to pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth)
  • Physical or mental disability
  • Medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics)
  • Genetic information (including family medical history)
  • Ancestry
  • Marital status
  • Age
  • Sexual orientation
  • Citizenship
  • Service in the uniformed services

UCSD’s affirmative action and equal opportunity policies and procedures require fair hiring practices and positive action in building and accommodating a diverse and representative workforce.

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Notice: The information on this page summarizes provisions of university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and local implementing procedures or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.