Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

It is the policy of Sacred Heart University to comply with the law regarding equal opportunity for all qualified persons so as to prohibit unlawful discrimination against persons because of race, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, color, marital status, veteran status, religion, age, disability or handicap, and national origin or ancestry in its employment policies and its Education and Admissions programs.  Sacred Heart University promotes the full realization of equal opportunity throughout the University.  Admissions and employment practices and activities are conducted on a non-discriminatory basis as required by law.  This policy is also supplemented with a strong commitment to and policy against harassment or retaliation of any kind.

While Sacred Heart University is committed to complying with applicable federal and state statutes, the pursuit of diversity and fairness is, more importantly, grounded in the mission and educational goals of our institution.  This Affirmative Action Plan is a means for Sacred Heart University to implement its Equal Opportunity Policy.

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