Indiana University pledges itself to continue its commitment to the achievement of equal opportunity within the university and throughout American society as a whole. In this regard, Indiana University will recruit, hire, promote, educate, and provide services to persons based upon their individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary consideration of such characteristics as age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Indiana University shall take affirmative action, positive and extraordinary, to overcome the discriminatory effects of traditional policies and procedures with regard to the disabled, minorities, women, and Vietnam-era veterans.
An Affirmative Action office on each campus monitors the university’s policies and assists individuals who have questions or problems related to discrimination. To consult with the 504 coordinator of issues of students with disabilities at IU Northwest, contact the Office of Student Support Services, (219) 980- 6798. The coordinator of Title IX for Women's Rights and Issues at IU Northwest is the director of diversity and equity, (219) 980-6705.