Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.11
Liaison R. Johnston
Submission Date March 10, 2014
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University of Missouri, Kansas City
PA-6: Support for Underrepresented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 R. Kaye Johnston
Sustainability Coordinator
Campus Facilities
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, academic support, or other programs to support underrepresented groups on campus?:

A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups:

Welcome to the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs. Our mission is to enhance and improve the college experience for students of color at UMKC.
The Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management’s mission is to enrich the lives of students and others through quality educational services and purposeful co-curricular programming.

The website URL where more information about the support programs for underrepresented groups is available:
Does the institution have a discrimination response policy and/or team (or the equivalent) to respond to and support those who have experienced or witnessed a bias incident, act of discrimination or hate crime?:

A brief description of the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team:

t is the policy of the University of Missouri to provide equal opportunity for all enrolled students and applicants for admission to the University on the basis of merit without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability, or status as a disabled veteran or a veteran of the Vietnam era. Sexual harassment shall be considered a form of discrimination. To ensure compliance with this policy, all prospective or enrolled students will have available to them the University of Missouri Student Grievance Procedure for resolving complaints and/or grievances regarding alleged discrimination.

This grievance procedure neither supersedes nor takes precedence over established university procedures of due process for any and all matters related to academic dishonesty, grade appeals, traffic appeals, disciplinary appeals or other specific campus procedures that are authorized by the Board of Curators and that deal with faculty and staff responsibilities. These proceedings may be terminated at any time by mutual agreement of the parties involved.

The website URL where more information about the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team is available:
Does the institution offer housing options to accommodate the special needs of transgender and transitioning students?:

Does the institution produce a publicly accessible inventory of gender neutral bathrooms on campus?:

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