Office of Institutional Equity & Compliance

"Learn by Doing" mural by student Justina Basuthakur

The Office of Institutional Equity & Compliance (OIEC) oversees the University's compliance with Federal and State laws and regulations and CSU System policies. OIEC handles confidentiality, the investigation process, and the prohibition of retaliation around reported prohibited conduct, including but not limited to:

  • discrimination and/or harassment based on a protected status, i.e. age, disability, gender, genetic information, gender identity or expression, nationality, marital status, pregnancy, race or ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status;
  • dating and domestic violence, and stalking;
  • sexual misconduct of any kind, which includes sexual activity engaged in without affirmative consent; and,
  • employees entering into a consensual relationship with any student or employee over whom
    they exercise direct or otherwise significant academic, administrative, supervisory,
    evaluative, counseling, or extracurricular authority.

Other aspects of compliance that the office oversees includes reviewing accomodation requests:

Additionally, the office is tasked with implementing proactive measures, including managing training on sexual harassment and sexual misconduct prevention, and co-leading campus committees on Americans with Disabilities Act implementation and sexual misconduct prevention and services.