Title VI

Affirmative Action & Equity, Notice to Public

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) Transportation Services (UTS) hereby gives public notice of its policy to uphold and assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and all related statutes. Title VI statutes prohibit discrimination and require that no person in the United States of America shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal assistance, such as UTS.  It is the policy of the University of New Hampshire to abide by all United States and New Hampshire State laws and University System of New Hampshire and University of New Hampshire policies applicable to discrimination and harassment. In accordance with those laws and policies, all members of the UNH community will be responsible for maintaining a university environment inclusive of its public services, programs and activities that is free of discrimination and harassment, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and all related statutes.

Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by a Title VI violation regarding UTS’s programs has a right to file a formal complaint with UTS, UNH’s Affirmative Action and Equity Office, or the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).  Any such complaint must be in writing and submitted within one hundred eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged occurrence.

Information regarding civil rights complaints, including procedures for filing a complaint is made available to members of the public upon request. Please contact and/or access any of the following offices and links:

Manager - Wildcat Transit
University Transportation Services
20 Sage Way
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: 603-862-2328
TTY: 603-862-2333
www.unh.edu/transportation

UTS Title VI Complaint Form

UNH Affirmative Action & Equity Office
Director – Affirmative Action and Equity
Thompson Hall Room 305
Main Street
Durham, NH 03824
603-862-2930 (Voice & TTY)
http://www.unh.edu/affirmativeaction/index.html

Federal Transit Administration
Transportation Systems Center
Kendall Square
55 Broadway, Suite 920
Cambridge, MA 02142-1093
617-494-2055
www.fta.dot.gov/civil_rights.html