Equal Opportunity in Education

Equal Opportunities in Education

University of Wisconsin-Superior is an equal opportunity educator in accordance with Wisconsin statute 36.12 governing the university of Wisconsin-System which states:  "No student may be denied admission to, participation in or the benefits of or be discriminated against in any service, program, course or facility of the system or its institutions or centers because of the student's race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy marital status or parental status."  (89-90 Wis. Stats).  The statute further states that if there is a complaint against the institution alleging student discrimination, the complainant must file the complaint with the institution within 300 days of the alleged violation.

The university offers classroom instruction and educational services in compliance with federal legislation including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987.

The university seeks to maintain a positive educational environment and regards sexual harassment of any student by other students or members of the faculty or staff as unacceptable behavior as defined in the Sexual Harassment Policy approved by the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on May 8, 1981.

Complaints regarding alleged discrimination or harassment should be addressed to the Equal Opportunities in Education (Title IX) Coordinator in Main 201, Ext. 8365.

Student Responsibility

This catalog is prepared to enable prospective and enrolled students, and others, to learn about the University of Wisconsin-Superior.  It is also intended to explain policies, requirements, regulations and procedures in a manner that will help the student progress through the university.  Faculty, advisors and staff at the University of Wisconsin-Superior will provide assistance, but ultimately the responsibility for compliance rests with the student.

The statements set forth in this catalog are for informational purposes only and should not be construed as the basis of a contract between a student and this institution.

While the provisions of this catalog will ordinarily be applied as stated, the University of Wisconsin-Superior reserves the right to change any provision listed in this catalog, including but not limited to academic requirements for graduation and schedules for course offerings, without actual notice to individual students.  Every effort will be made to keep students advised of any such changes.  Information on changes will be made available in the offices of the chancellor, academic departments, registrar and admissions.  It is important that students note that it is their responsibility to keep themselves apprised of current graduation requirements for their particular degree program.