Affordable Care Act (ACA) Section 1557 Non-discrimination Notice

The University of Alabama complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.  The University of Alabama does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

The University of Alabama:

  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as qualified sign language interpreters and written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as qualified interpreters and information written in other languages

If you need these services, please tell your provider or contact the office of Compliance, Ethics, and Regulatory Affairs.

If you believe that The University of Alabama has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with: with: Compliance, Ethics, and Regulatory Affairs, 401 Queen City, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35401, 205-348-2334, uacompliance@fa.ua.edu. You can access the complete UA Grievance Process (PDF). If you need help filing a grievance, please contact Compliance, Ethics, and Regulatory Affairs.

You can file a grievance in person or by mail or email. If you need help filing a grievance, staff at Compliance, Ethics, and Regulatory Affairs are available to help you. You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal or by mail or phone at: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 509F, HHH Building, Washington, D.C. 20201, 1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD).