Non-discrimination Notice

The University of Maine System does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, nation origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. Please contact Amie Parker Human Resource Director, Merrill Hall, 207-778-7083 (TDD/TTY 207-778-7000) amie.parker@maine.edu with questions or concerns.

See the University of Maine System Equal Opportunity Complaint Procedure.

Inquiries or complaints about discrimination in employment or education may also be referred to the Maine Human Rights Commission. Inquiries or complaints about discrimination in employment may be referred to the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission.

Inquiries about the University’s compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, and national origin; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, which prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex; and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, may also be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Boston, MA 02109-4557, telephone (617) 223-9662 (voice) or (617) 223-9695 (TTY/TDD). Generally, an individual may also file a complaint with OCR within 180 days of alleged discrimination. (Revised by the University of Maine System Office of Human Resources, November 2, 2006)

Title II, Higher Education Act

In October 1998, the U.S. Congress enacted amendments to the Higher Education Act requiring institutions of higher education to report the “pass rate” of graduates on tests required by the State for teacher certification. For 2008-2009, the institution pass rate for UMF was 100%, compared with the statewide pass rate of 99%, reinforcing the excellence of UMF’s programs and the quality of its graduates.

Disability Accommodations

Students requesting academic accommodations should be referred to: Jess Berry, Director, UMF Learning Assistance Center, 252 Main Street, Farmington, ME 04938.  207-778-7295 (TTY/TDD  207-778-7000) jess.berry@maine.edu

Americans with Disabilities Act

Inquiries about the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act should be directed to Amie Parker, Human Resource Director, Merrill Hall, 207-778-7083, (TDD/TTY 207-778-7000) amie.parker@maine.edu.