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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Commitment & Notice of Nondiscrimination

Colorado State University–Pueblo is committed to equal educational and employment opportunities and to the elimination of all forms of discrimination, protected class harassment, sexual misconduct, intimate partner violence stalking, and retaliation. Furthermore, CSU-Pueblo is committed to maintaining respectful, safe, and nonthreatening educational, working, and living environments. In furtherance of this commitment, CSU-Pueblo does not discriminate on the basis of age, citizenship, creed, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin or ancestry, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or because an individual has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. CSU-Pueblo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs and activities, and the use of its facilities. The University takes affirmative action to employ qualified women, racial/ethnic minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

CSU-Pueblo complies with the Equal Pay Act, Titles IV, VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments, the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, Section 503/504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Age Discrimination Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Executive Order 11246, as amended, Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013, the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and all civil rights laws of the State of Colorado.

The Director of the Office of Institutional Equity has been designated by the President as the person with overall responsibility for the implementation and maintenance of the University’s affirmative action programs. The Director of the Office of Institutional Equity has also been designated as the University’s Title IX Coordinator, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Coordinator. As such, the Director of the Office of Institutional Equity is responsible for addressing compliance with all federal, state, and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination, civil rights, access, and equity. For any inquiries or concerns regarding discrimination, protected class harassment, or sexual misconduct, please contact Joshua R. Ernst (, Director, Office of Institutional Equity at (719) 549-2210, Administration Building – Room 304.

Student seeking disability resources and accommodation or who have other related concerns, should contact Justin Hiniker (, Director of the Disability Resource & Support Center at (719) 549-2648, Library and Academic Resource Center (LARC) – Room 169.

Employees seeking disability resources and accommodations or who have other related concerns, should contact Josh Ernst (, Director of Office of Institutional Equity at (719) 549-2210, Administration Building – Room 304.

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Spring 2022 Registration is Open

To register for Spring 2022 courses, students will need to meet with their academic success coach or faculty mentor, submit proof of vaccination or exemption, and self-register through Banner.

Registration Requirements

Submit Proof of Vaccination or Exemption

CARES Funding

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CARES Funding is available for eligible students to help pay for cost of attendance needs such as food, housing, childcare, health care, course materials, technology, tuition assistance, and other critical needs.

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