University of Pennsylvania Affirmative Action Plan Summary

As a federal contractor, Penn has a written Affirmative Action Plan to address the utilization of women and minorities and to address the inclusion of persons with disabilities.

Staff Compliance Officers

Information for Staff Compliance Officers regarding hiring paperwork and monitoring equal opportunity compliance.

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Workplace Poster Requirements

Government regulations mandate the display of certain posters in areas where a majority of employees tend to congregate. The Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs (OAA•EOP) maintains display cases on the main campus and hospitals, ensuring that these posters are kept current.

If you have posters in your area or need additional posters and need assistance on how to keep them current in accordance with regulatory requirements, please contact the OAA•EOP at (215) 898-6993, or email us at

Nondiscrimination Poster

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, and or other University administered programs or in its employment practices.

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University of Pennsylvania achieving excellenec through diversity