Northwestern University is a federal contractor that actively participates in affirmative action planning in the areas of recruitment and retention. For each employment and promotional opportunity, Northwestern University actively seeks women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities to maintain a University community that is based on equal opportunity, reflects the diversity of American society, and improves opportunities for women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
More on Affirmative Action at Northwestern University
- Affirmative Action policy statement (in development)
- Note: All Human Resources policies are in the final stages of redevelopment. The Affirmative Action policy will be posted here when it becomes available. In the meantime, please direct questions to the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access.
- Affirmative action FAQs
Affirmative Action Search and Recruitment
All employment searches are conducted in compliance with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and the affirmative action plan of the University.