Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Statement of Policy
Grambling State University (GSU) is committed to its policy to comply with state and federal laws and regulations providing for equal employment opportunity, equal education opportunity and affirmative action without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other non-merit factors. The university is committed to this policy because it is our belief that it is morally right; it is good personnel management, and is legally required.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Grambling State University (GSU) will make all decisions regarding recruitment,
hiring, promotion, suspension, termination, layoff, and all other terms
and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of race,
color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability,
or any other non-merit factor.
The university makes reasonable accommodations to the religious observances and national origin practices of an employee or perspective employee. GSU also makes reasonable accommodations to the physical and mental limitations of a disabled veteran or non-veteran employee or applicant unless such accommodations place undue hardship on the successful operations of the university.
All personnel of GSU with responsibility for recruitment, appointment, placement, evaluation, training, or any other aspect of personnel management are charged with the responsibility of seeing that this policy is successfully implemented by giving it full support through active cooperation and personal example. All such persons shall be evaluated on the basis of their equal employment efforts and results in addition to the usual standards of performance. Persons who fail to adhere to the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy are subject to administrative disciplinary actions. The university will periodically analyze its personnel actions to ensure compliance with this policy.
Equal Educational Opportunity
Grambling State University (GSU) reaffirms its policy of administering all of its educational programs and services in a manner which does not discriminate because of a student’s or a prospective student’s race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or other factors which cannot lawfully be the basis for provisions of such services.
Grambling State University (GSU) reaffirms its policy of administering all of its educational programs and services in a manner which is inclusive and does not discriminate because of differences in socioeconomic status, race, age, color, religion, gender, national origin or disability. GSU is committed to an environment in which every employee and student may work, think, learn, and grow without prejudice, without intimidation, and without discrimination. Respect for all persons is the keystone to enjoying the diversity of our world.
- (New) Retaliation Prevention Policy
- (New) Hiring Without Regard to Retirement Status Policy
- Employee Drug Testing Policy
- Drug Free Workplace Policy
- Drug Free Workplace Act
- Employee Drug Screening & Testing Policy
- Sexual Harassment Policy & Procedures
- Affirmative Action Plan &
Compliance with Laws and Regulations
- University Grievance Policy
- ADA Reasonable Accommodation Policy
- US EEOC
- EEO Policy (pdf)