Non-Discrimination

Notice of Non-Discrimination

The University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, university facilities, or employment policies, procedures, and processes.

Campus Human Resources at UNTHSC will refer reports of violations to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) who will promptly investigate and resolve all complaints of discrimination, harassment (including sexual harassment), and related retaliation in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. UNTHSC takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who report or file a charge of discrimination or harassment; participate in an investigation, or oppose any form of discrimination or harassment. Campus Human Resources is located in the Everett Administration Building, 2nd Floor, Room 280 on the UNTHSC campus in Fort Worth, Texas.

Any employee who experiences, observes, or becomes aware of discrimination, sexual harassment, and/or related retaliation must promptly report the incident(s) unless they are a licensed health care provider or a licensed counselor acting in this capacity as part of their official employment. Students and non-affiliated members of the public are encouraged to report incidents, but not required.

Employees (faculty and staff) and third parties can submit reports to:

Wanda S. Boyd
Director for the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) and Title IX Coordinator (for UNT System Administration, UNT Dallas, UNT Health Science Center)
1901 Main Street; Dallas, TX 75201
Office 241.571.2424
wanda.boyd@untsystem.edu
https://www.untsystem.edu/hr-it-business-services/human-resources/equity-diversity-and-inclusion

Students can submit reports to:

Dr. Trisha Van Duser
Vice President of Student Affairs & Student Title IX Coordinator
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 223
Office 817-735-2508
Email Trisha.VanDuser@unthsc.edu
https://www.unthsc.edu/students/welcome-to-the-division-of-student-affairs/

Disability Discrimination

Reports related to disability discrimination, to request accommodations or to make inquiries can be made to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at 241.571.2425 or via email at HRS.EO@untsystem.edu

Student reports related to disability discrimination, to request accommodations or to make inquiries can be made to the Vice President of Student Affairs.

Emergencies

For emergencies:

  • Call 9-1-1
  • For UNTHSC campus emergencies call 817.735.2600

For non-emergencies, contact local law enforcement:

  • University Police Department 972.780.3009
  • Dallas Police Department 214.671.4500
  • Fort Worth Police Department 817.392.4200
  • Dallas Sheriff’s Office 214.653.3540

Anonymous Reporting

Reports can be made anonymously through System Administration’s onine reporting https://www.untsystem.edu/anonymous-reporting. Anonymous reports may limit the Office of ED&I’s response to an allegation.

Anonymous reports can also be made through:

Individuals may file a complaint at any time with any local, state or federal civil rights offices, including, but not limited to, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Texas Workforce Commission’s Civil Rights Division, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Justice.

Employees who report or cause to be reported compliance violations in good faith shall be protected from retaliation. Employees shall be protected from retaliation for assisting in any investigation by authorized or responsible parties of known or suspected violations of laws, rules, regulations, policies and/or procedures or improper activities.

Rights and Resources

Rev. June 4, 2019

This page was last modified on June 5, 2019