Universidad Central del Caribe (UCC) recognizes the right of all persons to work and to advance on the basis of their merit, qualifications, ability and potential, and is therefore committed to taking any and all steps necessary to identify and alter policies, practices, or other institutional barriers which cause or perpetuate inequality or discrimination.  It is the policy of this University to recruit, employ, and promote staff and to admit and serve students without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, political ideas, social condition, physical or mental impairment, genetic information, veterans, victim or perceived as victim of domestic abuse or national or social origin.