Policy Number: 821

Policy Suffix:

I. General Policy

In complying with federal law and certain Internal Revenue Service regulations, Rice utilizes a standard Equal Opportunity statement. Use the following statement in brochures and catalogues directed to student applicants, academic program information, and any other literature used for recruiting students, staff or faculty, or for general information.

This statement should be included in all new and reprinted publications of the University.

Rice University is committed to equal opportunity in education and employment. Rice does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status.

For job advertisements, the following statement is required: Rice University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

II. Responsible Official and Key Offices to Contact Regarding the Policy and its Implementation

Responsible Official: Executive Vice President for Operations, Finance, & Support

Other Key Offices: Office of Access, Equity, and Equal Opportunity

Policy History

Clerical Change

March 4, 2024

October 23, 2023

August 15, 2023

January 18, 2023

January 7, 2017


May 19, 2005


September 8, 1992