Non-Discrimination

Notice of Non-Discrimination

The University of North Texas Health Science Center 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.

HSC will refer reports of violation to the System Administration who will promptly investigate and resolve all complaints of discrimination, harassment, and related retaliation in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. The HSC 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.

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:

HSC Campus Human Resources
550 Bailey Ave. Suite #330
Fort Worth Texas Office
817-735-2759

Email HR@untsystem.edu

HSC Human Resources – Administrative (unthsc.edu)

Students can submit reports to:

HSC Title IX Compliance Office
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd
Education & Administration Building, 286
Office 817-735-2594
Email TITLEIX@unthsc.edu
https://www.unthsc.edu/title-ix/

Reports related to disability discrimination, to request accommodations or to make inquiries can be made to the Office of Equal Opportunity at 214.571.2425 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.

For emergencies, call 911. For non-emergencies, contact local law enforcement:

  • UNT Health Science Center Police Department: 817-735-2211
  • Fort Worth Police Department: 817-392-4200

Reports of sexual misconduct or sexual violence can be made anonymously through the HSC Trust Line or the Title IX Reporting Form. Anonymous reports may limit the ability to respond to an allegation.

Individuals may file a complaint at any time with 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.