The University of Oregon is a federal contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), as amended. Consistent with its obligations under VEVRAA, the University of Oregon prohibits discrimination and takes affirmative steps to employ, advance in employment and otherwise treat qualified individuals without discrimination based on their status as a recently separated veteran, armed forces service medal veteran, disabled veteran or other protected veteran. The University of Oregon is also subject to the Oregon State Veterans' Preference Act which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment.
It is important that all new employees be given the opportunity to self-identify as a covered veteran for purposes of the University’s affirmative action program for veterans. For more information regarding VEVRAA, including employer responsibilities and employee/applicant rights, please go to VEVRAA.
If you are an employee or applicant for employment who is a covered veteran for purposes of VEVRAA and wish to self-identify in order to benefit from the University’s affirmative action program for covered veterans, please complete the Disabled Workers and Veterans Self-Identification Form and return it to the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity as directed on the form.
If you are a supervisor or hiring authority, you must give every newly hired employee a copy of the Disabled Workers and Veterans Self-Identification Form and encourage them to complete and return the form to the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity.
As an Oregon public employer, the University of Oregon has taken appropriate steps to implement the requirements of the Oregon Veterans Preference Act. For employees, prospective employees, and hiring authorities with questions about the Veterans Preference Act, please go to Veterans Preference Act.
If you are an employee or applicant for employment who is a covered veteran for purposes of the Oregon Veterans Preference Act and would like to self-identify as a veteran or disabled veteran eligible for preference in employment, please complete the Applicant Data Request Form (for unclassified positions) and return the form to the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity or the Applicants Self-Identification Form (for classified positions and unclassified positions for which a UO Employment Application is required) and return the form, and supporting documentation, with your application to Human Resources. For unclassified positions, please send appropriate supporting documentation to the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity at 677 East 12th Avenue, Suite 452. 5221 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-5221, or scan and send electronically to email@example.com.