Advancing inclusive practices to support the creation and maintenance of an equitable and supportive learning and working environment. 

Support for All

At the University of Arizona, we strive to create a working, learning and living community where all members and visitors feel welcomed and valued.

The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) is committed to supporting a campus culture where all members of our community have equitable access to academic and professional opportunities and are supported in their individual and collective pursuits and efforts.

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Equity Commitment

The Office of Institutional Equity acts to ensure equal opportunity and to safeguard the civil rights of University community members. This commitment is demonstrated to individuals and the community through ongoing outreach, education, and effective response and resolution, often in collaboration with colleagues and administrative partners.

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Equity Investigations

The Office of Institutional Equity is responsible for reviewing and, where appropriate, objectively investigating complaints of discrimination and harassment in accordance with the Nondiscrimination and Anti-harassment Policy. Where investigations establish discrimination or harassment, actions are taken to remediate the impact of discriminatory conduct. OIE also objectively addresses and investigates complaints of sex discrimination and sexual harassment (including sexual misconduct) against students.

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Creating an Equitable Environment for All

Discrimination and Harassment

The University prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), religion, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and genetic information.

Title IX

In alignment with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the University of Arizona prohibits all forms of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual violence, such as sexual assault, interpersonal violence, and stalking.

Community Resources

We welcome all members of the University community to reach out to the Office of Institutional Equity if they have a concern, need assistance or support, or provide a report and/or referral of discriminatory conduct.

Submit a Report

Know your reporting responsibilities when you observe or become aware of discriminatory conduct and your reporting options if you experience discrimination. 

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Make a Referral

Referring employees and students affected by discrimination to the Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) is as easy as sending an email. 

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The University of Arizona is deeply committed to supportive practices and policies to prevent discrimination and discriminatory harassment, to address occurrences of such conduct, and to provide support and remediation to those affected by discrimination and discriminatory harassment. 

Read Our University Policies