Welcome to the website for the Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD)

UCSF is committed to Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations. The UCSF Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD) supports the University policy prohibiting discrimination against or harassment of any person on the basis of their membership in a protected category1 and is responsible for the UCSF written affirmative action plan for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for covered veterans. The goal of the AA/EO office is to help to create an environment at UCSF in which each individual's contribution is valued and everyone can succeed.


Important Policies:
Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy Regarding Academic and Staff Employment (Effective July 3, 2013)

University of California guidelines for academic and staff Affirmative Action compliance programs for minorities and women, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans

Personnel Policy 21: Nondiscrimination in Employment (Effective for staff as of July 1, 2012)

UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy Statement for UC Publications regarding Employment Practices

University of California Nondiscrimination Policy for Students

Equal Opportunity Posters
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1 Protected categories include race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including family medical history), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship or service in the uniformed services.