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.

In compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and all other applicable non-discrimination laws, Samford University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran's status in its educational programs and activities, admissions, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school administered programs, and employment. Samford is a religious educational institution and is exempt from certain provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Inquiries concerning Samford’s nondiscrimination policy or applicable civil rights laws may be directed to the Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs, Samford Hall Room 200, Birmingham, AL 35229, 205- 726-2811.