Fair employment practices

Inclusion, nondiscrimination and accessibility

University of Missouri Extension is committed to a policy of affirmative action, equal opportunity, nondiscrimination and diversity. Extension is committed to providing a learning and working environment for employees and other members of the community that values the diverse backgrounds of all people. For more information, see the Office for Civil Rights and Title IX.

For the university policy concerning equal employment and educational opportunity, see CRR 320.010 Equal Employment/Educational Opportunity Policy.

For MU Extension policies and procedures concerning non-discrimination and accessibility, see extension's Nondiscrimination and accessibility page.

For policies and procedures of the MU Office for Civil Rights and Title IX, see the Office for Civil Rights and Title IX.

Mandatory training for all MU Extension employees

As an integral part of MU Extension’s commitment to a diverse, inclusive and non-discriminatory learning and working environment, all MU Extension employees are required to complete training concerning the rights and responsibilities of employees in the implementation of university and extension Equal Employment and Educational Opportunity policies. Three training sessions must be completed by all employees. These include:

  • Building a Foundation. This training provides information about the equal employment and educational opportunities policies of the University of Missouri. It includes training on the mandatory reporting obligations of all extension employees under Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972. To access Building a Foundation, log into https://myhr.umsystem.edu/psp/prd/?cmd=login&languageCd=ENG& and follow the link under MyTraining.
  • MU Extension Title IX Training. Because of the nature of the educational work of MU Extension employees, additional training on Title IX and its reporting requirements is required of all MU Extension employees. To complete this training, log in at https://extweb.missouri.edu/courses/default.aspx?courseid=241.

Equal employment and educational opportunities

Specific procedures and policies relating to the university’s commitment to equal employment and educational opportunities can be accessed through the following links:

Additional resources

Tools, forms and letters

For information on the relevant laws and regulations applicable to MU Extension, see the Laws and regulations page.