2. Respect for Others

The University of Colorado recognizes that people are the most important resource in accomplishing its mission in the areas of teaching, research, community service, and patient care. The University of Colorado values academic freedom, diversity, and respect for all persons. The university is committed to the principle of non-discrimination and does not tolerate harassment on any basis, including sex, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, political affiliation, or political philosophy. University employees are expected to treat colleagues, co-workers, and students with respect, professionalism, and dignity in all interactions and communications.

Related Policies, Procedures and Guidelines

The following is a list of policies, procedures and guidelines related to this ethical principle – the list may not be all-inclusive of the related policies, procedures and guidelines.

Board of Regent Policy [contact info]

Administrative Policy Statements [contact info]

Employee Services [contact info]

Related Training

All training listed below is available online via the SkillSoft training tool.  To get more information, log in to your campus employee portal and click on the Resources Tab the select Training in the menu.

FERPA (u00049)

Target Audience: This is required course for all university employees who have access to ISIS and recommended for all faculty with access to ISIS.


Performance Management (u00062)

Target Audience: Managers and supervisors of Classified Staff​


Fiscal Code of Ethics - Officers (f00002)

Target Audience: University employees (full-time, part-time, temporary, seasonal, or hourly). Affiliate fiscal staff who conduct fiscal transactions on behalf of the university.