Respectful Workplace

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UM is committed to providing a respectful environment for all faculty, staff, students and campus guests. Federal laws prohibit discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age and disability; and some states and localities add sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status and medical conditions, among others.

There are, of course, many instances of harassment and offensive behaviors occurring on campuses that fall outside of these defined categories. These behaviors may not be unlawful, but they are certainly unacceptable in the University of Missouri System. Continue