UCCS and Colorado LGBTQ+ Policies


UCCS and Colorado LGBTQ+ Policies

UCCS Non Discrimination Policy

"The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy in admission and access to, and treatment and employment in, its educational programs and activities." 

Title IX 

Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities.  UCCS has a variety of responsibilities under Title IX.

UCCS is committed to providing an environment where all individuals are free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, and therefore prohibits any of the following collectively referred to as "sexual misconduct," and further defined below: 1.Sexual assault - non-consensual sexual intercourse; 2.Sexual assault - non-consensual sexual contact; 3.Sexual exploitation; 4.Intimate partner abuse (including domestic or dating violence); 5.Gender/sex-based stalking; 6.Sexual harassment; and 7.Retaliation as related to any form of sexual misconduct.  

This prohibition applies to all students, faculty, staff, contractors, patients, volunteers, affiliated entities and other third parties, regardless of sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or gender identity.

Any concerns regarding discrimination on campus should be reported to the Office of Institutional Equity

Colorado LGBTQ+ Supportive Policies