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Compliance Statements

Equal Opportunity, Non-Discrimination and Cost Statements

The Rogers State University Equal Opportunity Statement in its full or abbreviated form should appear on all university publications as required by the OU Board of Regents. The following statement should appear on all publications.

Rogers State University, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures. This includes but is not limited to admissions, employment, financial aid and educational services.

In publications with limited copy areas, such as small brochures, fliers, and posters, the following statement may be substituted:

Rogers State University is an equal opportunity institution.

In addition, the following statement should appear in all publications and feature stories that promote campus events and programs:

Accommodations on the basis of disability may be requested  by contacting the RSU Office of Disability Services  at msmith@rsu.edu or (918) 343-7579 by [date] (include a date 7 days prior to the event if possible).

Certain publications require a Cost Disclosure Statement. As authorized by Oklahoma Senate Joint Resolution No. 20, a cost disclosure statement containing the following information should be included on reports and regulations in book or booklet format that are published for members of the public:

  1. Name of the issuing agency or department.
  2. Authorization for publication; the name of the person(s) so authorizing.
  3. The cost of the publication, including salaries/wages of employees for all the time spent on the compilation and preparation of material contained in the publication.
  4. Number of copies printed.
  5. Name of the printer.

Sample:

This publication, printed by _____, is issued by Rogers State University. A total of ____ copies have been prepared and distributed at a cost of $____ to the taxpayers of the State of Oklahoma (or at no cost to the taxpayers of the State of Oklahoma).

Note that only certain publications require the cost statement, but all RSU publications should include the equal opportunity statement and disability accommodations statement, where applicable.