The University of Kentucky is committed to a policy of providing equal employment opportunities to all candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, religion, creed, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, uniformed service, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, social or economic status, or whether the person is a smoker or nonsmoker, as long as the person complies with University policy concerning smoking. (see also Governing Regulation XIV.B.1, Nondiscrimination Policy)

Compliance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, which prohibits sex discrimination, and with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is coordinated by the Office of Institutional Equity and Equal Opportunity, 13 Main Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0032, (859) 257-8927. Efforts to comply with the laws and regulations applicable to individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are also coordinated by the Office of Institutional Equity and Equal Opportunity, as required by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973,  the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and The Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA).

The written University of Kentucky Affirmative Action Plan (AAP), in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and The Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA), may be viewed in the Office of Institutional Equity and Equal Opportunity. The AAP is available from 9 a.m. until noon and from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday when the University of Kentucky is officially in session.

To request reasonable accommodation during the employment process, contact Human Resources (859) 257-9555.