Catalog - Policies

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These policies apply to recruitment, admission, extracurricular activities, housing, facilities, access to course offerings, counseling and testing, financial assistance, employment, health and insurance services, and athletic programs for students. These policies also apply to the recruitment, hiring, training and promotion of University employees (faculty, staff, and students) and to all other terms and conditions of employment. The University strives to establish procedures, which assure equal treatment and access to all programs, facilities and services.

 

Anti-Harassment

It is the policy of the institution to prevent and eliminate forms of unlawful harassment in employment and educational settings. The University prohibits harassment of employees by supervisors or co-workers and harassment of students on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, ancestry, medical condition, spousal affiliation or other protected status. The University makes special efforts to eliminate both overt and subtle forms of sexual harassment.

 

Equal Education Policy

The University of New Mexico is committed to providing equal educational opportunity and forbids unlawful discrimination and/or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, ancestry, spousal affiliation, medical condition, or veteran status. Equal educational opportunity includes: admission, recruitment, academic endeavors, extracurricular programs and activities, housing, health and insurance services and athletics. In keeping with this policy of equal educational opportunity, the University is committed to creating and maintaining an atmosphere free from all forms of harassment.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

University policy, state, and federal law and regulations forbid unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, ancestry, spousal affiliation, medical condition, or veteran status in recruiting, hiring, training, promoting and all other terms and conditions of employment. The University of New Mexico commits itself to a program of affirmative action to increase access by, and participation of traditionally underrepresented groups in the University’s work force.

 

ADA Compliance and Reasonable Accommodation

The University of New Mexico is committed to the recognition and the proactive pursuit of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). The University makes reasonable accommodation to the religious observances/national origin practices of a student, an employee or prospective employee, and to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified student, employee, applicant or program user with a disability, unless such accommodations have the end result of fundamentally altering a program or service or placing an undue hardship on the operation of the University. Qualified students, employees or program users with disabilities should contact the Office of Equal Opportunity or Accessibility Resource Center for information regarding accommodations in the employment and/or academic setting. To comply with the ADA and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, UNM provides the information in this publication in alternative formats. If you have a special need and require an auxiliary aide and/or service, contact Accessibility Resource Center at (575) 737-6202 or at 1157 County Road 110, Ranchitos de Toas, NM 87557.

 

Non-Discrimination

If you believe you have been discriminated against and/or harassed on the basis of your race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, ancestry, spousal affiliation, medical condition, or veteran status you should contact the Director of Equal Opportunity, who serves as the Coordinator for the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (prohibiting discrimination on the basis of disability) and Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 (prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex in federally funded programs). The Director can be reached at the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO), 609 Buena Vista NE, University of New Mexico 87131, telephone number: (505) 277-5251. You can also access information on the OEO web site: http://www.unm.edu/~oeounm/.

 

Applicable University of New Mexico Policies

UNM policies regarding Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, discrimination, reasonable accommodations, sexual harassment, and other related subjects listed above can be viewed at the following web site: http://www.unm.edu/~ubppm/ or can be reviewed at the Office of Equal Opportunity located at 609 Buena Vista NE, University of New Mexico 87131-0001.

 

Directions for Correspondence

All departments of the University receive mail through a central post office. Address any correspondence to a specific department or individual as follows:

Name of Individual and Department
Mail Stop Code (MSCXX XXXX)
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-0001

For prospective students, and other general information, write to Recruitment Services at MSC11 6305.

The University of New Mexico office hours are, in general, 8:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. However, the Career Counseling and Placement, Dean of Students, and the Mesa Vista North One-Stop, and, are open from 8:00 a.m. through the noon hour to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The University of New Mexico-Taos has four (4) main locations:

  • The Camino Real building at 115 Civic Plaza Drive houses the following: Central Administration, the Library, ITV classrooms, the Southwest research Center, and the Literacy Center.
  • El Pueblo Hall located at 114 Civic Plaza Drive houses the Title V offices and the Small Business Development Center
  • Klauer Campus (County Road 110) is a multi-use facility that encompasses the woodworking shop, several art studios, the Kid's Campus, the Business and Computer Science building, and general classrooms. The Physical Plant Department (PPD) and the offices of the Area Coordinators and Depatment Chairs, the Department of Instruction, Student Enrollment, Student Success, and CASA are also located at the Klauer Campus.
  • The UNM-Taos Medical Center facility at 1398 Weimer Road is home to several classrooms.
  • In addition, dual enrollment classes are held at high schools.

 

Campus Safety

Campus Monitor personnel patrol and provide assistance with problems such as dead car batteries, locked vehicles, and flat tires. They will escort students, faculty, and staff to parking areas.

Day Monitor (7am-5pm Monday-Friday): 737-6270, Night Monitor (5pm-10pm Monday-Thursday): 741-0403. The Campus Monitor's central office is located at Klauer Campus in the Physical Plant Department office.

 

Emergency Services

In case of an emergency, dial 911 from any campus telephone. Buildings and classrooms are monitored by Campus Monitor Personnel who can be reached by calling 741-1374 (day) or 741-0403 (night).

 

To Report an Incident

UNM-Taos Monitor Staff should be notified immediately whenever a crime is discovered, suspected, or witnessed on campus property. If the incident requires police or emergency medical intervention call 911. Day Monitor (7am-5pm Monday-Friday): 737-6270, Night Monitor (5pm-10pm Monday-Thursday): 741-0403. The Campus Monitor's central office is located at Klauer Campus in the Physical Plant Department office.

  

Maintenance

UNM-Taos custodial staff are responsible for cleaning and maintaining UNM-Taos offices, classrooms, and grounds. Please call the Physical Plant Department at 737-6271 to report unsafe, unclean, or otherwise unacceptable conditions on campus.