Welcome

Penn State University is committed to the concept of affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity in all aspects of employment for those historically excluded and to foster diversity in the University community. The University has a comprehensive Affirmative Action Plan which sets forth programs and goals for increasing the representation of historically excluded groups.

Mission

The Affirmative Action Office is a service organization that supports and enhances the University's commitment to diversity, providing expert advice and leadership to colleges, departments, faculty and staff in their efforts to recruit and retain a diverse workforce and ensure an environment free from discrimination and harassment.

Nondiscrimination Statement

The University is committed to equal access to programs, facilities, admission and employment for all persons.  It is the policy of the University to maintain an environment free of harassment and free of discrimination against any person because of age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, marital or family status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, physical or mental disability, gender, perceived gender, gender identity, genetic information or political ideas.  Discriminatory conduct and harassment, as well as sexual misconduct and relationship violence, violates the dignity of individuals, impedes the realization of the University’s educational mission, and will not be tolerated. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to Dr. Kenneth Lehrman III, Vice Provost for Affirmative Action, Affirmative Action Office, The Pennsylvania State University, 328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802-5901, Email: kfl2@psu.edu, Tel (814) 863-0471.

Declaración de No-Discriminación

La Universidad está comprometida con la igualdad de acceso a programas, facilidades, admisión y empleo para todas las personas. Es la política de la Universidad para mantener un ambiente académico y laboral libre de acoso y libre de discriminación contra cualquier persona debido a edad, raza, color, descendencia, origen nacional, credo religioso, servicio en la uniformada (según lo determinado por leyes estatales y federales), condición de veterano, sexo, orientación sexual, estado civil o de familia, embarazo, condiciones relacionadas con el embarazo, discapacidad física o mental, género, percepción de género, identidad de género, información genética, o ideas políticas. La conducta discriminatoria y de acoso, al igual que la mala conducta sexual y la violencia en las relaciones de pareja, viola la dignidad de los individuos, impide la realización de la misión educativa de la Universidad, y no será tolerada. Dirija sus preguntas sobre la política de no-discriminación al Dr. Kenneth Lehrman III, Vice Provost para Acción Afirmativa, Oficina de Acción Afirmativa, Universidad Estatal de Pennsylvania, 328 Edificio Boucke, University Park, PA, 16802, Correo Electrónico: kfl2@psu.edu, Teléfono: (814) 863-0471.