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Office of Institutional Equity

Equal Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is the right of all persons to enter, study and advance in academic programs on the basis of merit, ability, and potential without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or status as a veteran.

Equal Employment Opportunity is the right of all persons to work and to advance on the basis of merit, ability, and potential without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, disability, age or status as a veteran.

Affirmative Action Plan

The policy of Kansas State University is to assure equal opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military status, or veteran status, and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities and women through a comprehensive affirmative action program. In addition, the University will assure equal opportunity for persons with disabilities, disabled veterans, and Vietnam Era veterans regarding positions for which they are qualified.

Kansas State University is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment. Learn more about the plan.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

K-State provides resources to assist applicants, employees (including student employees), hiring officials, supervisors and managers in determining the essential function of jobs and obtaining documentation of functional abilities and limitations; researching and considering possible accommodations; and selecting an effective accommodation.

Strategic Diversity Plans