Boston College is committed to the policies, principles, and practices of equal opportunity, affirmative action, and nondiscrimination in all of its activities, including, but not limited to employment. Boston College commits itself to maintaining a welcoming environment for all people and extends its welcome in particular to those who may be vulnerable to discrimination, on the basis of their race, ethnic or national origin, religion, color, age, gender, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disabilities.

The University, in its Notice of Nondiscrimination, has designated the Associate Vice President of the Office for Institutional Diversity, to coordinate its efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities to prevent discrimination in accordance with federal and state laws. Any applicant for admission or employment, and all students, faculty, and staff, are welcome to raise any questions regarding this policy with the Office for Institutional Diversity.

Any person who believes that an act of unlawful discrimination has occurred at Boston College may raise this issue with the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the United States Department of Education. For more information about policy and compliance matters, follow the links to the left.