Equality of Educational Opportunity

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, creed, gender, age, national origin, disability, military veteran status, political affiliation, or sexual orientation1. Moreover, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is open to people of all races and actively seeks to promote racial integration by recruiting and enrolling a larger number of black students.

This commitment is in keeping with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The Affirmative Action Officer, PO Box 26170, UNCG, Greensboro, NC 27402-6170, (336-334-5009), is responsible for coordinating compliance and investigating complaints.

1The UNC Greensboro discriminatory conduct policy includes protection for transgendered individuals, and actual or perceived gender identity or expression, within its prohibited discriminatory conduct.


Equity in Athletics Statement

Pursuant to the federal Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act, information about equity in UNCG's intercollegiate athletics programs may be obtained from the UNCG Athletic Department, 337 HHP Building, UNCG, Greensboro, NC  27402.


Policy Concerning Abuse of Alcohol and/or Illegal Drugs

In accordance with the Federal Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989, which require that all students receive annual notice of the laws and/or policies regarding alcohol and drug abuse, the following information is provided:

Illegal or abusive use of drugs or alcohol by any member of the university community can adversely affect the educational environment and will not be accepted. Abuse of these substances can result in numerous physical and psychological health problems. Substance abuse is a factor in organ damage, increased risk of personal injury, impaired judgment, a factor in sexually transmitted diseases, and more.

Policies on alcohol and drugs can be found in the Policies for Students Manual distributed to all students upon their entrance into the university community. They also can be accessed via the Web at

Services for students experiencing problems with alcohol and other drugs are available through Student Health Services. They include the Medical Clinic (336-334-5340) and Counseling Center (336-334-5874). The School of Education houses the Nicholas A. Vacc Counseling and Consulting Clinic (336-334-5112) which offers a Substance Information Program (SIP) for education and assessment. Educational programs are also provided through the Department of Recreation and Wellness, (336-334-5924).


Policy on Discriminatory Conduct

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to the principle that educational and employment decisions should be based on an individual's abilities and qualifications and should not be based on personal characteristics or beliefs that have no relevance to academic ability or to job performance. Accordingly, UNCG supports policies, curricula, and co-curricular activities that encourage understanding of and appreciation for all members of its community. UNCG will not tolerate any harassment of or discrimination against persons. UNCG is committed to equal opportunity in education and employment for all persons and will not tolerate any discrimination against or harassment of persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, veteran status, disabling condition, or age. View the entire policy at

Students who believe they have been treated unfairly should contact the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at 336-334-5513. Any employee who believes he or she has been treated unfairly based on any of the above characteristics should contact his or her immediate supervisor, or the next level supervisor if the immediate supervisor is the subject of the allegation.


Right-To-Know Statement

Pursuant to the federal Student Right-to-Know Act, UNCG graduation rates may be obtained from the Office of Institutional Research, PO Box 26170, Greensboro, NC  27402-6170, 336-256-0397.


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