Publication Requirements

Nondiscrimination Statement 

The Nondiscrimination Policy Statement is provided by the Office of Institutional Equity (763-0235). The full statement must appear in publications as required by the U.S. Department of Education. The Office of the General Counsel says that the statement should be included in any materials or publications that contain general information and are used to “recruit applicants, participants, beneficiaries or employees.” Posters could be exempt if they include no “general information” beyond the announcement of an event.

  • Viewbooks 
  • Catalogs 
  • Academic program announcements 
  • Application forms 
  • Materials used to recruit employees 

The full nondiscrimination policy statement can be found on the website of the Office of Institutional Equity

In instances where space is at a premium, specifically ads and posters, please use abbreviated statements as follows: 

Nondiscrimination statement

This notation must appear in employment ads as required by the U.S. Department of Labor. In instances where space is limited, please use the following instead: 

A Non-discriminatory, Affirmative Action Employer. 

The Americans with Disabilities Act Statement

This publication, as well as any other documents produced by the University of Michigan-Flint, can be made available in alternative formats. To request a copy of this publication in enlarged print or Braille, or on cassette tape or computer disk, contact the Accessibility Services Office at (810) 762-3456. 

Other Standardized Language: 

Additional legal and/or standardized statements, including when to list the U-M Board of Regents, can be found on the Boilerplate page of the University of Michigan brand standards website.