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The University’s Policy on Prohibited Harassment, Discrimination and Related Misconduct prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of an individual’s race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Appendix B of this Policy provides specific information for students who believe that they have been discriminated against or harassed on the basis of one or more of these protected classifications.

Students who want additional information regarding the University’s process for investigating allegations of discrimination or harassment should contact the Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office (EOC) for assistance:

Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
214 W. Cameron Avenue
Campus Box 9160
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-9160
Telephone: (919) 966-3576

Any administrator or supervisor, including a department chair, associate dean or other administrator or staff, who receives a student’s complaint about prohibited harassment or discrimination must notify the Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office within five (5) calendar days of receiving the complaint. If a student raises a claim of prohibited harassment or discrimination during an academic appeal, an investigation of the student’s claim must be performed under the direction of the Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office. The school or department must await the results of the harassment or discrimination investigation before deciding the student’s academic appeal.