Support Services for Employees

Click here for the sexual harassment brochure for definitions and resources

Informal

  • Employee talks with supervisor, as appropriate, about concern.
  • Employee referred to advocacy office for support.
  • Employee takes action with support of department/unit
  • Department/unit notifies appropriate offices for reporting purposes (can be confidential)
  • Department/unit takes action
  • Department/unit notifies appropriate offices for reporting purposes (can be confidential)
  • Employee talks with advocacy office/staff (OEI, HR, OLR) about concern.
  • Employee provided options about resolution.
  • Employee takes action with support of advocate.
  • Employee decides to file formal complaint with support of advocate.
  • Advocacy office notifies appropriate offices for reporting purposes (can be confidential)

Formal

  • Employee contacts appropriate office for filing a formal complaint
  • Click for investigative flow chart
  • AAUP / Provost’s Office
  • PAC / SSAC
  • EthicsPoint
  • Department contacts appropriate office for filing third party formal complaint.

  • Employee contacts Office of Civil Rights,  Department of Education
  • Contact the enforcement office if you wish to file a complaint (or use our online complaint form) or if you need technical assistance on a problem or assistance to prevent civil rights problems.
  • Contact the OCR headquarters office if you have a question on national policy, to make a Freedom of Information request for information that is national in scope, or to request publications or other assistance that is not available online.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

As prepared by the Diversity and Equity Commission and The President's Diversity Initiative

The Office of Equity and Inclusion’s (OEI) mission is to provide leadership and support in creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive working and learning environment for all in our community. OEI is responsible for Title IX, non- discrimination, affirmative action policies and compliance, university diversity initiatives, and on-going education to the campus community in all of these areas. OEI provides support and resources for complainants during grievance procedures and assists with informal mediation and problem-solving of issues.