Equal Opportunity & Title IX

Student Handbook


The University of Denver strives to create and maintain a community in which people are treated with dignity, decency and respect. The environment of the University should be characterized by mutual trust, freedom of inquiry and expression, and the absence of intimidation, oppression and exploitation. People in this community should be able to work and learn in a safe, yet stimulating, atmosphere. The accomplishment of this goal is essential to the academic mission of the University.

Therefore, the University will not tolerate unlawful discrimination, harassment, or sexual misconduct of any kind. Matters of this kind may also be prohibited by a variety of federal, state, and local laws. This policy is intended to comply with the prohibitions of all applicable anti-discrimination laws.

Anti-Discrimination Policy

  • Equal Opportunity

    It is the policy and practice of the University to provide equal opportunity in employment, educational activities, and other programs to all employees, students, and applicants. No person shall be discriminated against in any condition of employment or opportunity because of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, genetic information, or veteran status.

    Equal Opportunity

  • Title IX

    The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, including sexual misconduct, in its educational programs and activities. The University is committed to complying with Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972 and ensuring that the University’s education programs and activities are operated in a manner consistent with applicable federal law, regulations, and provisions.

    Title IX