UofM Policies

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

The University of Memphis (UofM) will not discriminate against, or allow the harassment of any student, employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age or because of his/herstatus as a qualified veteran with a disability, veteran of the Vietnam era, or other protected veteran (each a “protected class”). No student shall be discriminatorily excluded from participation or denied the benefits of any educational program on the basis of a protected class. The University will comply with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action. Inquiries concerning this policy and federal and local laws and regulations concerning discrimination or harassment in education and employment programs and activities may be directed to the University’s Office for Institutional Equity. Read the full policy >

Harassment and Discrimination

The University strongly supports a safe work environment for all faculty, staff and students, and this includes “sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression.” Visit the Office of Institutional Equity's website to learn more about our policies and procedures >

If you believe you are the victim of harassment, you can file a complaint >

Paid Family Leave

The University of Memphis offers paid family leave to both Men and women, and to both adopted and biological parents.  View the University's policy and procedures >