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P102R: Notices In University Publications

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity

Issued by:
Office of the President
Policy P7 (in part), September, 1979
February, 1988
April, 2018

The University requires Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity notices in all University publications for external distribution.

All pamphlets, fliers, print and electronic advertising and the like should state:


This document is available in alternative format upon request. Contact (Insert Phone Number)

The following longer statement should appear in all catalogues, bulletins and other more substantial publications:

Consistent with federal and state guidelines, Stony Brook University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, familial status, pregnancy, genetic predisposition, criminal convictions, domestic violence victim status, and veteran or military status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws in its educational programs or employment. If you are a student or an employee of Stony Brook University and you consider yourself to be a target of discrimination or harassment, you may file a complaint in writing with the Office of Equity and Access. If you choose to file a complaint within the University, you do not lose your right to file with an outside enforcement agency such as the State Division of Human Rights, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or the Office of Civil Rights.

Photographs in various University publications should feature ethnic, gender, ability, age and other forms of diversity. Copy for publications should include the accomplishments of diverse populations and appear appropriately distributed throughout the publication wherever relevant or possible.

The Director of the Office of Equity and Access conducts regular reviews of publications, advertising, promotional materials and the like to ensure compliance.

All publications for external distribution must be registered with the Office of University Communications prior to printing. Print advertising, video and radio scripts, must also be registered with the Communications Office.


Office of Equity and Access
Administration Building, Room 201
(631) 632-6280

Human Resource Services
  • West Campus
    Administration Building, Room 320
    (631) 632-6140

  • Stony Brook Medicine
    HSC Level 3, Room 040
    (631) 444-8617

Office of Disability Support Services
128 Educational Communications Center
(631) 632-6748

Office of University Communications
Administration Building, Room 138
(631) 632-6335

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