Student-Related Matters

The University of California, in accordance with applicable federal and state law and university policy, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy*, physical, mental health or cognitive disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), genetic information, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services. The university also prohibits sexual harassment.

This nondiscrimination policy covers admission, access, and treatment in university programs and activities.

Inquiries regarding the university’s student-related nondiscrimination policies may be directed to Conduct and Community Standards, (831) 459-1738, or email

Inquiries regarding the university's affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination policies as they relate to student employment may be directed to Sonjé Dayries, JD at the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: 831-459-2686 or email or email

Inquiries regarding the UC Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment and UC Santa Cruz Procedures for Reporting and Responding to Reports of Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment and/or any other violations of Title IX (sex/gender discrimination; harassment or discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or pregnancy) may be directed to Title IX Officer Isabel Dees, (831) 459-2462, or email

Student inquiries regarding disability or disability accommodations may be addressed to the Disability Resource Center, (831) 459-2089; or email

Students with disabilities who are unable to resolve accommodation or discrimination concerns may contact the campus ADA compliance officer by phone, Rosa Garcia, by phone, (831) 459-5087, or email

*Pregnancy includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth.