Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.43
Liaison YOLANDA MENDOZA CAVAZOS
Submission Date Nov. 27, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas
PA-6: Support for Underrepresented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
0.75 / 3.00 Miriam Sanchez Garza
MDE
Sustainability dept
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Does the institution have a publicly posted non-discrimination statement? :
No

The non-discrimination statement, including the website URL where the policy is publicly accessible:
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Does the institution have a discrimination response protocol or committee (sometimes called a bias response team) to respond to and support those who have experienced or witnessed a bias incident, act of discrimination or hate crime?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s discrimination response protocol or team (including examples of actions taken during the previous three years):
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Does the institution have programs specifically designed to recruit students from underrepresented groups?:
No

Does the institution have programs specifically designed to recruit staff from underrepresented groups?:
No

Does the institution have programs specifically designed to recruit faculty from underrepresented groups?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s programs to recruit students, staff and/or faculty from underrepresented groups:
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, academic support, or other programs to support students from underrepresented groups on campus?:
Yes

Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support or other programs to support staff from underrepresented groups on campus?:
Yes

Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support or other programs to support faculty from underrepresented groups on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s programs to support students, staff and/or faculty from underrepresented groups:

* For staff, faculty and students:

CoDisUAT (Coordination of care for people with disabilities at UAT) is an office which aim is the full inclusion of people with disabilities in the University. They also encourage the university community changing their culture with the collaboration of students, faculty and staff through their academic process and their social coexistence.
Some of the programs of this office are:
- Scholarships management for students with disabilities ( All students with any disability own a scholarship)
- Physical Guidence on infrastructure
- Vocational guidance
- Awareness workshops to promote inclusion in the University community
- Disability in Higher Education conferences
- Technologies adaptation to enhance the teaching process.

* For students:
PERAJ Program "Adopt a Friend"
objective
It is a federal program aimed at strengthening and developing the individual and social potential of the child by establishing a meaningful relationship with the young university student who serves as a tutor throughout the program.
We work with children in grades 5 and 6 of primary education.
You can be a mentor-tutor!
Peraj - adopts a friend needs people trained, responsible and eager to share their academic, personal, social and cultural experience.
As a university of the country you represent a fundamental piece to generate changes and well-being to the society.

Five areas of child development are strengthened:
1. Academic: improving and strengthening their learning strategies through a reading, writing and comprehension workshop and English.

2. Affective: strengthening self-esteem and expression of his affectivity for himself and others.

3. Social: to develop activities of interaction, collaboration, through assistance activities of the career of Educational Sciences, such as the celebration of Children's Day and Mother's Day.

4. Motivational: expand your professional aspirations and life project, exemplifying the above through a tour of facilities of the university center.

5. Cultural: expand your vision and cultural interest, through visits to museums, zoo and cinema.
In Peraj - adopts a friend it is sought that the tutoring is really easy and fun, where it acquires a great value of responsibility, but above all that represents for the mentors / tutors and friends an unforgettable life experience.


Does the institution have training and development programs, teaching fellowships and/or other programs that specifically aim to support and prepare students from underrepresented groups for careers as faculty members?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s programs to support and prepare students from underrepresented groups for careers as faculty members:
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Does the institution produce a publicly accessible inventory of gender-neutral bathrooms on campus?:
No

Does the institution offer housing options to accommodate the special needs of transgender and transitioning students?:
No

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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