HNEI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. All qualified applicants will be considered, regardless of race, sex, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, arrest and court record, sexual orientation or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era. Women, members of minority groups, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Persons with hearing disabilities may call 1-711 or 643-8833. Applicants with hearing or speech impairments may use the TDD relay service by calling 1-711.