California State University, Long Beach, takes pride in its tradition of maintaining civility and mutual respect toward all members of the university community. These are intrinsic to the establishment of excellence in teaching and learning. They also contribute to the maintenance of a productive workplace and an overall positive campus climate. CSULB also takes pride in the diversity of its student body and employees and affirms that this diversity enriches the work and learning environment of the campus.
CSULB affirms that members of the CSULB community have the right to work and learn in an environment free of discrimination. The university affirms the equal human worth of every individual and of distinctive groups of people and fosters fair and equal treatment and access for all members of the university community. The university will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, age, color, creed, gender, disability, sexual orientation, medical condition, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, or any other basis not directly related to qualifications, unless specified by law. These principles are applicable in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies, and in participation in university programs and activities or any other programs administered by the university.
In addition to meeting fully its obligation of nondiscrimination under federal and state law, CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility, and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to economic status, ethnic background, political views, or other personal characteristics or beliefs. Effective June 1, 2000.
Issues and concerns should be directed to Equity and Diversity, USU 301, (562) 985-8256.