Non-Discrimination Statements

The university and its departments and divisions must include appropriate non-discrimination statements on all publications.

Very Short Statement

EO/AA

For small print ads, web ads, or fliers.  Should be used only where no longer statement is feasible.  For web-based ads that link to a larger page, the larger page normally should include the full statement below.

Short Statement

Mississippi State University is an equal opportunity institution.

For short brochures, mailers, e-newsletters, and advertisements that are not targeted toward recruiting potential students or employees. For materials targeted at recruitment, the full statement is mandatory.

Full Statement

Mississippi State University is an equal opportunity institution.  Discrimination in university employment, programs, or activities based on race, color, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law is prohibited. Questions about equal opportunity programs or compliance should be directed to the Office of Civil Rights Compliance, 56 Morgan Avenue, P.O. Box 6044, Mississippi State, MS, (662) 325-5839.

For most university publications, including magazines, multi-page brochures, and newsletters.  Mandatory for publications, bulletins, announcement, catalogs, application forms, or other materials targeted at recruiting potential students or employees.

Disability Accommodation Statement

Mississippi State University is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation, please contact [name of contact person] at [phone number and/or email address].

For use on materials that invite participation or attendance at a specific university event or activity. Organizers of events should designate a person within their organization as a point of contact.