UET provides equal opportunities and give admission to students and faculty of any race, color, national and ethnic origin without sacrificing the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available. It prohibits discrimination against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or status as a veteran. The University conducts its programs, services and activities consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations & orders and in conformance with the procedures and limitations set forth in its “Equal Opportunity, Equal Access and Affirmative Action” policy which provides specific contractual rights and remedies. Additionally, the University promotes the full realization of equal employment opportunity for women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans through its affirmative action program. UET is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect among its students, faculty and members and encourages each individual to strive to reach his or her maximum potential. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity amongst its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.
UET views, evaluates, and treats all persons in any University related activity or circumstance in which they may be involved, solely as individuals on the basis of their own personal abilities, qualifications, and other relevant characteristics. Any question of interpretation regarding this Equal Opportunity & Policy on non-discrimination shall be referred to the president for final determination.