Utah Valley University prohibits any form of: (a) discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex/gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran/military status, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or otherwise as provided by state or federal law, (b) harassment, including sexual harassment, toward any individual or group, or (c) retaliation (UVU Policy #165)
At times employees may perceive that their individual rights have been violated with
respect to policies or that they have been treated unfairly or in a prejudicial manner.
It is the intent of the University to provide such persons with the opportunity to
resolve their concerns both quickly and fairly and with a minimum of disruption to
the operation of the institution.
Wherever possible, it is the intent of the institution that such concerns be resolved on an informal basis and solely between the parties directly concerned.
Filing a Formal Complaint
If you feel that you have been discriminated or harassed, please refer to the following information to help resolve your concerns.
Internal Filing of a Discrimination or Harassment Complaint
Contact Human Resources @ 801-863-6767
The University's grievance policy can be found here.
The University's sexual harassment policy can be found here.
External Filing of a Formal Complaint
State of Utah Phone: (801) 530-6801
160 East 300 South
P.O. Box 146630
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6630
Regional Office of Civil Rights, Denver
Serving: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Office for Civil Rights
U.S Department of Health and Human Services
1961 Stout Street - Room 1426 FOB
Denver, CO 80294-3538
Voice Phone (303) 844-2024
FAX (303) 844-2025
TDD (303) 844-3439