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Equal Opportunity

“The spirit of community will be sustained by a climate on campus where personal relationships are prized, where integrity is the hallmark of discourse, and where people speak and listen carefully to each other.”

Campus Life: In Search of Community
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 1990

Compliance and Inquiries

The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Inquiries regarding compliance may be directed as follows:

U of M office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

274 McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
(612)624-9547
Website: www.eoaffact.umn.edu

-or-

Morris Office of Human Resources/Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action 

306 Behmler Hall, 600 East 4th Street
Morris, MN 56267
(320)589-6024
Website: www.morris.umn.edu/services/hr/EqualOpportunity.html

Students may seek confidential assistance from student counseling:

Student Counseling: 

235 Behmler Hall, 600 East 4th Street
Morris, MN 56267
(320)589-6060

Faculty and staff may seek confidential assistance from the U of M Employee Assistance Program:

U of M Employee Assistance Program (EAP): The Sand Creek Group, Ltd. 

235 Behmler Hall, 600 East 4th Street
Morris, MN 56267
(651)430-3383 or (888)243-5744
Website: www.sandcreekeap.com


Please contact Morris Campus Police at 320-589-6000 immediately if a crime has been commited. 


Bias, Discrimination, Harassment

When a member of the UMM community experiences or becomes aware of a possible bias-related incident, discrimination or harassment, the U of M will provide support and address those actions within our community. University policy and procedures are as follows:

Sexual Misconduct 

The University prohibits all forms of sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking and relationship violence, and provides comprehensive support and reporting mechanisms for all members of the community. University policy and procedures are as follows:

Title IX Compliance

Title IX is a federal law that states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance."

  • Title IX forbids sex discrimination in access to or delivery of any university student service or academic and non-academic program.

  • Title IX forbids sex discrimination in all recruitment and employment decisions and actions.

  • Title IX protects all students from sexual harassment connected to any university program, service or activity regardless of location and/or by any university employee, another student or a non-employee third party.

Services, programs and activities include, but are not limited to, admissions, financial aid, academic advising, housing, athletics, recreational services, extracurricular opportunities, classroom assignments, grading, discipline, and co-curricular offerings.

Title IX inquiries should be directed to: 

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Title IX Coordinator for the University of Minnesota
274 McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak St. SE, Mpls, MN 55455
Phone: (612)624-9547, or email: boyd0009@umn.edu

UMM Office of Human Resources: Equal Opportunity 

Title IX Liaison for the University of Minnesota, Morris
306 Behmler Hall, 600 East 4th Street, Morris, MN 56267
Phone: (320)589-6024, or email: mattsosj@morris.umn.edu