Central Michigan University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution, encouraging and promoting a positive campus environment that enhances the underlying principles as well as the stated policies of affirmative action, diversity, and equal access for all, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, height, weight, marital status, familial status, disability, veterans status, sexual orientation, or political persuasion, except where such a distinction is required by law.

Students, faculty, staff and persons served through the Carls Center for Clinical Care and Education are to be treated in a nondiscriminatory manner. The Carls Center encourages diversity, providing equal opportunity in education, clinical training, the rendering of patient services, employment and the use of its facilities. It is committed to protecting the constitutional and statutory civil rights of persons connected with the University.