Equal Employment Opportunity


Fort Hays State University is committed to ensuring a supportive environment for a diverse student body and work force. Policies have been developed to foster a climate conducive to meeting our University mission while maintaining the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.

The purpose of the Equal Opportunity Program is to affirm Fort Hays State University's commitment to providing equal opportunity and access in all areas, including employment, admission, financial aid, housing, academic programming, athletics and student organizations.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Fort Hays State University does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in its educational programs, employment and all other activities. In addition, the university does not discriminate on the basis of a person's genetic information. FHSU is committed to an environment in which students, faculty, administrators, and staff work together in an atmosphere free from all forms of discrimination, harassment, exploitation and intimidation, including, but not limited to, verbal, physical, or written behavior directed toward or relating to an individual or group on the basis of their protected class status.

Notice of Accessibility

Fort Hays State University will ensure that no qualified person with a disability is denied the benefits of, excluded from participation in, or otherwise subjected to discrimination because of inaccessibility to employment, education programs and all activities of Fort Hays State University. For information pertaining to services, activities, and facilities that are accessible to persons with disabilities, contact the Human Resource Office, Sheridan Hall Room 110, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601, (785) 628-4462.

Equal Opportunity Employment Program

It is Fort Hays State University's policy to recruit, hire and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or veteran status. Every individual has the right to expect that such personnel actions are made on the basis of job-related criteria only.

Objectives | Administration | Dissemination

Adopted by President's Cabinet (10-05-11).
Revised by President's Cabinet (06-11-14).

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