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Discrimination Complaint Procedure
The University of Tennessee Space Institute welcomes and honors people of all races, creeds, cultures, and sexual orientations. The University values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom and integrity. In keeping with those values, the policies of UT expressly prohibit the following:
•discrimination against employees, students, or applicants for employment or admission, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including sexual harassment, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status), national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status;
•discrimination against other participants in educational programs and activities (which includes certain individuals who are not employees, students, or applicants for employment or admission) on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability; and
•retaliation against any person who in good faith reports a practice that he/she believes violates non-discrimination policies.
If you are an employee, student, applicant for employment, applicant for admission, or are otherwise a participant in a UTSI program or activity, and you believe you have been discriminated against in violation of the policies outlined above, the process below is designed to help you resolve your complaint.
Where and when to file a complaint
Complaints of discrimination should be directed to the UTSI Office of Equity and Diversity, 411 B.H. Goethert Parkway, Tullahoma, TN 37388, Telephone: 931-393-7226. Complaints must be in writing and filed within 300 days of the alleged discriminatory action. Complaints may also be submitted by completing and submitting the Discrimination Complaint form (Discrimination Complaint Form). In certain circumstances, at the discretion of OED, complaints filed outside that time limit, or not submitted in writing, may be investigated.