The university has a responsibility to clearly communicate its commitment to equal opportunity in education and employment, and to making its programs and services accessible to those with disabilities. Use the following approved statements as appropriate on marketing materials.

Compact Statement

Posters, advertising and publications in which space is severely limited may use the compact statement.

Samford University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Employer.

Events & Activities Statement

For university, departmental or divisional events and activities, someone in the sponsoring department or division should be made responsible for handling requests for disability accommodations, and the access statement below should appear in registration materials, invitations, fliers, etc.:

Samford University complies with applicable provisions of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Students with disabilities who seek disability accommodations should contact {name, department, address, phone number, e-mail}.

Standard Statement

Most publications, including recruitment publications specific to departments and divisions should use the standard statement, without change.

Samford University is an Equal Opportunity Institution that complies with applicable law prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or national or ethnic origin.

Full Statement

Major publications, such as catalogs and long recruitment pieces, collegiate bulletins, employee handbooks and application forms should use the full statement.

Samford University complies with applicable laws prohibiting discrimination, including applicable provisions of and amendments to Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Executive Order 11246, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or services. Inquiries and concerns regarding this policy may be directed to the vice president for business affairs or general counsel, Office of Business and Financial Affairs, 200 Samford Hall, Birmingham, AL 35229, 205-726-2811. This notice is available in alternative formats upon request.