WMU Notice of Non-Discrimination

WMU Notice of non-discrimination

Western Michigan University prohibits discrimination or harassment that violates the law or that limits opportunities of admission, employment or education based on the protected classes of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, height, weight, or marital status. Retaliation against any person or group who makes a good faith complaint or participates in a grievance, investigation or related processes is prohibited by law and policy.

The following 3 positions have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy and the sexual and gender-based misconduct policy:

  • Assistant Director Compliance
  • Associate Director and ADA Coordinator
  • Director Title IX Compliance/Title IX Coordinator

Contact Information:  Institutional Equity, 1220 Trimpe, (269) 387-6316, wmich.edu/equity/directory.

 Online Incident Reporting Form

The full non-discrimination policy is available at; wmich.edu/policies/non-discrimination.

The full sexual and gender-based misconduct policy is available at; wmich.edu/policies/sexual-misconduct.

Inquiries or complaints concerning the application of federal law may be referred to the appropriate external agency:

Office for Civil Rights (Regional Office)
U.S. Department of Education
1350 Euclid Avenue, Suite 325
Cleveland, OH  44115-1812
Phone:  (216) 522-4970
Fax:  (216) 522-2573
DD:  (800) 877-8339
email:  OCR.Cleveland@ed.gov

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Detroit Office
Patrick V. McNamara Building, Room 865
477 Michigan Avenue
Detroit, MI  48826
Phone:  (800) 669-4000
Fax:  (313) 226-4610
TTY:  (800) 669-6820