Notice of Nondiscrimination

The University of Pittsburgh, as an educational institution and as an employer, does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status or gender identity and expression in its programs and activities.

The University does not tolerate discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on these bases and takes steps to ensure that students, employees, and third parties are not subject to a hostile environment in University programs or activities.

The University responds promptly and equitably to allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It promptly conducts investigations and takes appropriate action, including disciplinary action, against individuals found to have violated its policies, as well as provides appropriate remedies to complainants and the campus community. The University is committed to taking prompt action to end a hostile environment if one has been created, prevent its recurrence, and remedy the effects of any hostile environment on affected members of the campus community.

This notice is also available at Notice of Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy Statement.

Additional statements and associated standards are available at Policies, Procedures, and Practices. Information on Civil Rights and Title IX and more is available from the Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

Or view the University policies and procedures:


Katie Pope
Associate Vice Chancellor for Civil Rights and Title IX | 412-648-7860

Leigh Culley
Director, Disability Resources and Services | 412-648-7890

Cheryl Ruffin
Institutional Equity Manager | 412-648-7860

Stephanie Varholak
Interim Director, Employee and Labor Relations | 412-624-4645