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Equal Opportunity at Rochester

The Equal Opportunity Compliance Office is a central resource at the University of Rochester that works to promote and realize the University’s commitment to equal opportunity and affirmative action. The office strives to ensure that equal opportunity is a reality at the University of Rochester, that our faculty, staff, and students can work and study in an environment free of unlawful harassment and discrimination, and that the University meets its obligations under federal and state equal opportunity and affirmative action laws and regulations.

In collaboration with University Human Resources, the Office of Counsel, the University Intercessors and others, the EOC Office…

  • facilitates and monitors compliance with federal and state laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action
  • monitors compliance with the University’s affirmative action plans
  • coordinates education for students, faculty, and staff about their rights and responsibilities with respect to harassment and discrimination
  • provides and supports training on equal opportunity laws, policies, prevention of sexual harassment, and responsibilities towards disabled individuals

This site shares information for those exploring issues of harassment and discrimination, including information about where to go to obtain disabilities support services and what you can do if you feel that you have been subject to illegal harassment or discrimination. If you have any questions or concerns about equal opportunity at the University of Rochester please contact me directly.

Janice HollandSincerely,

Janice Holland
Assoc. Director Staff Diversity & Community Engagement