UnderGraduate catalog: 2020/21 term 1

Non-Retaliation Policy

UoPeople is committed to operating with integrity and in compliance with all policies at the University, maintaining learning and working environments that are free from discrimination and harassment.

Retaliation is any action, statement or behavior that is designed to punish an individual for filing a complaint of discrimination or harassment, participating in an investigation, appeal or grievance, or reporting a case where members of the University community are not complying with university policy. Retaliation is an infraction and strictly prohibited.

Individuals who are aware of or have been subjected to retaliation should promptly report the matter immediately to their supervisor or the Dean of Student Affairs at student.affairs@uopeople.edu who will direct the individual on filing a complaint with the Grievance Officer.

Violators of this policy shall be subject to appropriate disciplinary proceedings as set forth in the Grievance Policy, and may be subjected to sanctions including, but not limited to, disciplinary warning or dismissal for students, and termination of employment or other affiliation for staff and faculty.

Individuals who knowingly file a false report will be subject to disciplinary action which may include, but is not limited to, disciplinary warning or dismissal for students, and termination of employment or other affiliation for staff and faculty.