Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Policy

New York University is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its relations with its faculty and staff members, without regard to race, gender and/or gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ethnicity, disability, unemployment status, veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, citizenship status, or any other legally protected basis. This includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, hiring or appointment, selection for training, transfer, layoff, promotion, granting of tenure, rates of pay and other forms of compensation, and participation in University-sponsored educational, social, and recreational programs.

A full copy of New York University’s Affirmative Action Policy is available for inspection by any employee or applicant for employment. You may access the policy through:

  • NYU’s Office of Equal Opportunity website
  • Bobst Library (consult BOBCAT for specific location)
  • the Office of Human Resources, 105 E. 17th St., 1st Floor
  • your Human Resources Officer

Inquiries concerning the application of the laws and regulations concerning equal employment and educational opportunity at New York University (including Title VI—equal opportunity regardless of race, color or national origin; Section 504—equal opportunity for the disabled; and Title IX—-equal opportunity without regard to gender) may be referred to:

Office of Equal Opportunity
New York University
726 Broadway, 719-721
New York, New York 10003

Inquiries may also be referred to:

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
U.S. Department of Labor
26 Federal Plaza
New York, NY 10278

Employees who believe they have been discriminated against may contact:

  • their Human Resources Officer
  • Employee Relations, 105 E. 17th St., 1st floor, 212-998-1290
  • Vice Provost and Coordinator for the Office of Equal Opportunity, Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, 212-998-2370

Those with complaints may also contact:

District Director
Employment Standards Administration
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
26 Federal Plaza, Room 36-116
New York, New York 10278


US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
1801 L Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20507

or an EEOC field office by calling toll free 800-669-EEOC. For individuals with hearing impairments, EEOC’s toll free TDD number is 800-800-3302.

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