EEO Statements

Overview

The college operates according to policies established by federal, state and local governments, University of Georgia, and University System of Georgia. Policies related to proper language and statements regarding public notification and equal access must be considered when preparing UGA CAES and Extension documents.

SHORT EEO STATEMENT:

An Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Veteran, Disability Institution

Usage: The short statement must be used on all standard marketing materials like flyers, newsletters, ads, pubs, informal pieces, digital announcements, etc. ‐‐ think items that tend to have a shorter shelf life or get tossed aside more easily.

LONG EEO STATEMENT:

The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (working cooperatively with Fort Valley State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the counties of Georgia) offers its educational programs, assistance, and materials to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status and is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action organization.

Usage: The long statement is to be used on items that have a longer shelf life or are educational and less marketing‐oriented ‐‐ think CloverLeaf, Ag Forecast books, Southscapes, for‐sale publications, etc. And then there is a separate statement for Extension numbered publications.

EEO FOR EXTENSION PUBLICATIONS:

Published by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension. For more information or guidance, contact your local Extension office. The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (working cooperatively with Fort Valley State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the counties of Georgia) offers its educational programs, assistance, and materials to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status and is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action organization.

Accommodation Request Statement: 

Please use the following on all materials promoting an educational program or event:

If you are an individual with a disability who may require assistance or accommodation in order to participate in or receive the benefit of a service, program, or activity of UGA, or if you desire more information, please contact us.

(Revised Oct. 2018)