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Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Equal Employment Opportunity

Boise State University is an equal opportunity employer. The university is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants for employment as provided for by federal, state, and local law. Boise State prohibits, to the extent permitted by applicable law, discrimination against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, or sexual orientation.

Affirmative Action

Human Resource services develops and implements the University’s Affirmative Action Plan (AAP). The AAP identifies the under-utilization of females and minorities in its workforce. This information is used in the University’s recruitment and retention efforts.

Under the AAP, the University makes good faith efforts to employ women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. The AAP is available to employees and job applicants upon request for review at the University, see the Taking Affirmative Action webpage.

Discrimination/Harassment Complaints

Boise State University is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of unlawful discrimination and harassment. Accordingly, the University prohibits, to the the extent permitted by law, discrimination and harassment against and individual on the basis of that person’s race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran’s status, genetic information, or an other status prohibited by applicable law. Allegations of discrimination or harassment are addressed in accordance with the University’s Non-discrimination and Anti-harassment Policy No. #1060.

The University will take prompt and appropriate action to prevent and correct conduct that violates this policy. All members of the university community are responsible for creating an environment that is free from unlawful discrimination and harassment.

Reporting a Complaint

All Boise State University employees who have been informed of or have a reasonable basis to suspect that there has been discrimination against, harassment of, or retaliation against a member of the university community should contact Office of Institutional Compliance and Ethics at (208) 426-1258 or email:

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