Non-Discrimination Policy Statement for Students
It is the policy and purpose of UPMC Schools of Nursing (SON) to provide equal educational opportunity (EEO) according to academic qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, genetics, sexual orientation, or marital, familiar, or disability status, or status as a covered Veteran or any other legally protected group status. UPMC Schools of Nursing is committed to taking positive steps to eliminate barriers that may exist in educational practices. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to: recruiting, admission, transfer, progression, graduation, financial aid, termination and education.
All applicants must be able to complete the essential functions of a student nurse with or without reasonable accommodation. Criminal clearance, child abuse clearance and fingerprinting are required.