Equal Opportunity at Northwestern
Northwestern promotes an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.
This is in accordance with Title VII of The Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable federal and state laws. Northwestern University is also an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and prohibits discrimination by any member of its community against any individual.
Diversity Accommodations and Initiatives
Northwestern provides resources to prevent discrimination, foster diversity and assist community members with disabilities.
Affirmative ActionOne of the ways Northwestern fosters an environment of diversity and equal opportunity is through affirmative action planning in the areas of recruitment and retention. Northwestern University actively seeks women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
Get Advice and Help
If you have experienced or witnessed a violation of Northwestern's policies on discrimination or harassment, we can help. Learn more about consultation options or take action if desired.