NUI Galway is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and students irrespective of sex, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, religious belief, age, disability, race, colour, nationality or ethnic or national origin, membership of the travelling community or perceived political belief or affiliation.

Dr. Pat Morgan, Vice-President for the Student Experience is the University Equality Officer and has responsibility for overseeing University policy implementation in relation to Equality issues.