In accordance with applicable federal and state laws, such as Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendments, the University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, religion, or any other protected status under federal, state or local law applicable to the University, in its education policies, programs, and activities, in its admissions policies, in employment policies and practices, and all other areas of the University. As a faith-based institution, the University is exempted from certain laws and regulations concerning discrimination.

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 full statement above in catalogs, long recruitment pieces, collegiate bulletins, employee handbooks and application forms or the following approved statements as appropriate on other 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.