Discrimination is any action or behavior violates that results in negative or different treatment of an individual based upon 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. (Administrative Regulation 6:1, Policy on Discrimination and Harassment)