Pacific American Global University does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, marital status, veteran status, personal appearance, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, sexual preference, the exercise of statutorily or constitutionally protected rights, or based on the exercise of conduct consistent with the University’s policy on academic freedom in the administration of any of its educational policies, programs, or activities, admissions policies and procedures, scholarship programs, or other University administered programs. The University ensures the rights of all individuals to equal employment opportunities and excludes any consideration not directly and substantially related to merit and performance from its employment policies. The nondiscrimination policy of the University is consistent with, implements the statutory intent of, and provides procedures for discrimination complaints under:
- Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and 34 CFR 104 et seq. (Pertaining to handicap/disability)
- Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 34 CFR 100 et seq. (Pertaining to race, color, and national origin)
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 29 CFR 1601 et seq. (Pertaining to discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, sex, and national origin)
- Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments and 34 CFR 106 et seq. (Pertaining to sex)
- The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1975
- The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
In compliance with section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, the University does not discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment because they are special disabled veterans or veterans of the Vietnam era or because of their medical condition.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the University subscribes to the fundamental importance of a multicultural and diverse workforce and student body. It seeks to enhance the pluralism in its programs and the Makeup of its student body, faculty, and staff by actively encouraging applications from all underrepresented groups in higher education.