The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a federal contractor maintains an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Program for Individuals with Disabilities. Under this program the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of a physical or mental disability, or because he or she is a disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era or other qualified veteran in regard to any position for which the employee or applicant for employment is otherwise qualified. The University agrees to take affirmative action to employ, advance in employment and otherwise treat qualified disabled individuals, qualified veterans and veterans of the Vietnam Era without discrimination based upon their disability or veteran status in all employment practices. The University will recruit, hire train and promote persons in all job titles, and ensure that all other personnel actions are administered, without regard to disability or veteran status; and ensure that all employment decisions are based only on valid job requirements. For more information see Affirmative Action Program for Individuals with Disabilities and Vietnam Era/ Disabled and Qualified Veterans.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and State law, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has also established a Reasonable Accommodations in Employment Policy. Under this policy the University will provide reasonable accommodations in employment to qualified individuals with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the Universitys business or would change the essential functions of the position. For more information see ADA Reasonable Accommodations in Employment Policy.