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Office of Institutional EquityThe Office of Institutional Equity, a unit within the Office of Diversity Equity and Inclusion, serves the institution by promoting the university’s shared values and supporting our commitment to equal access and opportunity, civility, and respect for all university stakeholders. We collaborate with campus partners to promote inclusive excellence by offering campus-wide diversity education programs, developing and monitoring policies and employment practices, and investigating internal and external complaints of discrimination and harassment. We also serve as the university’s liaison to the federal government on matters of federal contract compliance.



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EO and Discriminatory Harassment Policy

UAB is committed to equal opportunity in education and employment and the maintenance and promotion of nondiscrimination and prevention of discriminatory harassment in all aspects of education, recruitment, and employment of individuals throughout the university.

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

UAB recognizes the importance of supporting faculty and staff as they balance career, home life and personal responsibilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Title IX

UAB’s Division of Student Affairs oversees the University’s compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The Title IX Office works to ensure that University policies and programs foster a campus community free of discrimination, harassment, exploitation, violence, and stalking.

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Student Conduct

Student Conduct is responsible for upholding the integrity and purpose of the university through the fair and consistent application of policies and procedures to students’ behavior to ensure a community that respects the dignity and right of all persons to reach their highest potential.

AWARE - Disability Resources and Services (Faculty & Staff)

The AWARE program at UAB partners with the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services (ADRS) to provide disability-management services to employee’s when their job is affected by a physical, mental, or emotional impairment. The program is committed to providing a university experience that facilitates equal access and opportunity to all employees.

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Disability Resources and Services (Students)

UAB’s Disability Support Services provides an accessible university experience, creating a campus where individuals with disabilities have equal access to programs, activities, and opportunities by identifying and removing barriers, providing individualized services, and facilitating accommodations.

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Veteran Recruitment and Student Services

UAB’s Veteran Recruitment and Student Services actively seeks to assist veterans, service members, dependents, and survivors in capitalizing on military educational benefits and promote successful transition into an academic setting.

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As a resource of UAB’s Alliance for LGBTQ Equality, SafeZONE seeks to advocate for LGBTQ equality and foster an environment where gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and straight students and employees are free to thrive on an academic, professional, and personal level within a community that is based on respect and dignity.

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File a Report

The Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is responsible for assessing complaints of discrimination, discriminatory harassment or retaliation based on a protected class status covered by law or UAB policy.

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Inquiries or complaints should be directed to any one of the following persons, as appropriate:

Staff Institutional Equity Officer and Age Act Coordinator

336 Administration Building
205 / 975-8258

Student Institutional Equity Officer

Title IX Coordinator
405 Hill University Center
205 / 996-1340

Faculty Institutional Equity Officer

336 Administration Building
205 / 934-0541

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