Texas Tech University Policies
Texas Tech University does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected category, class, or characteristic. Employment actions such as hiring, promotion, demotion, transfer, rate of pay, or other forms of compensation, selection for training, and termination shall not be made based on an employee's protected status. Discriminatory behavior is prohibited regardless of the manner in which it is exhibited, whether verbally, in writing, or electronically displayed or conveyed.
OP 40.02 Anti-Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Title IX Policy and Complaint Procedure for Violations of Employment and Other Laws for Employees
Texas Tech University is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and ensures compliance with federal and state employment laws and regulations. In the event an employee or student believes their rights under these or other laws have been violated by a TTU employee, this policy sets forth the procedures to address these concerns in a fair, equitable, and prompt manner. Complaint procedures are applicable to all employees, whether faculty or staff.
OP 40.03 Anti-Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Title IX Policy and Complaint Procedure for Students
Texas Tech University has established policies and complaint procedures providing for prompt and equitable resolution of student complaints of discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment, sexual violence, and other forms of sexual misconduct. In the event a student believes his or her rights under Title IX or other laws have been violated, this policy sets forth procedures for filing, investigating, and remedying complaints of harassment and discrimination.
Texas Tech University's policy is that faculty and staff with direct teaching, training, supervisory, advisory, or evaluative responsibility over students recognize and respect the ethical and professional boundaries that must exist in such situations.
Texas Tech University has established policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the Clery Act.
Texas Tech University has established policies and procedures to provide a safe a secure workplace, free from threats and violence, for all those involved in the business of Texas Tech.
Texas Tech University' Dean of Students website is a resource for student-related information including, among other things, the most current student handbook, students of concern, sexual violence, student complaints, and student organization conduct.
Please visit Texas Tech University's online Operating Policies and Procedures Manual for a complete listing of the university's operating policies.