Federal and Wisconsin state statutes and regulations and UWS and University policies prohibit discrimination, including discriminatory harassment and retaliation, against students, applicants for admission, and others taking part in University educational programs and activities including, but not limited to issues involving admissions and enrollment, educational environment, course work, student services, programs, activities, and facilities on the following bases:
- Gender expression
- Gender identity
- Marital or parental status
- National origin
- Retaliation for making a complaint of discrimination, or taking part in an investigation relating to discrimination, or opposing discrimination
- Sexual orientation
Also covered is any other non-discrimination category that may be subsequently added, even if not included in the above list, because of federal or State of Wisconsin court, legislative, or regulatory action, or action taken by UWS or the University.