2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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EEO/Title IX/AA/Section 504 Statement
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee Chattanooga are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 201 Human Resources Center, Dept. 5455, 615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37403-2598, telephone (423) 425-5468. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.
In compliance with The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga provides for the confidentiality of student records. Additional information pertaining to the privacy rights of students can be found at www.utc.edu/records/student-rights-responsibilities/ferpa.php.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Disability Services
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act and assuring that no qualified individual is, by reason of disability, excluded from participation in or denied the benefits of any services, programs, or activities provided by the University.
The Disability Resource Center (DRC) reviews each student’s documentation under the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. ADA mandates that accommodations and adjustments be made in programs and activities in order to provide equal access to qualified persons with disabilities. DRC examines the documentation of each student’s disability to protect the civil rights of the student. Individual determination of appropriate and reasonable accommodations is made specific to the functional limitations of the disability.
For more information, students are encouraged to contact DRC located in the University Center or to call (423) 425-4006.
Title IX Statement
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga does not discriminate on the basis of sex in our education programs or activities, including admissions and employment. The University is required by Title IX not to discriminate in such a manner. The University has a Policy on Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, and Stalking which may be accessed at utc.edu/sexual-misconduct.
Any inquiries about the application of Title IX should be made to the University’s Title IX Coordinator or to the Assistant Secretary in the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights:
Title IX Coordinator, 206 Hooper Hall, 615 McCallie Avenue Dept. 5675, Chattanooga, TN 37403; Phone: (423) 425-4255; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assistant Secretary in the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-1100; Phone: 1-800-421-3481; FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 1-800-877-8339; Email: OCR@ed.gov
Title IX Grievance Procedures and University Response
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga utilizes grievance procedures to address complaints and formal reports of sexual harassment. Those procedures are contained within the University’s Policy on Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Dating and Domestic Violence and Stalking. Individuals may file a complaint or formal report of discrimination based on sex including sexual harassment by contacting the University’s Title IX Coordinator by phone at (423) 425-4255, by email at email@example.com, or by mail to Title IX Coordinator, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 206 Hooper Hall Dept. 5675, 615 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37403. Such a report may be made at any time (including during non-business hours). In response, the University will offer supportive measures and discuss resolution processes with Complainants. For a detailed explanation of the University’s response, please refer to the University’s Policy on Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Dating and Domestic Violence and Stalking.
The course offerings and requirements of the University are continually under examination and revision. This catalog presents the offerings and requirements in effect at the time of publication to the web, but there is no guarantee that they will not be changed or revoked. If changes occur, an addendum will be added to the catalog website.