EOAA Policies and Procedures

You may view and/or download a copy of the Employee Policies and Procedures on Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking here: POLICY.   The Policy includes all relevant definitions and complaint procedures/processes.

This Policy and the accompanying Procedures are intended to ensure a safe and nondiscriminatory employment and educational environment and comply with applicable law.  The University does not tolerate any form of unlawful discrimination or harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, or sexual exploitation and all such conduct is prohibited by this Policy.   The University strongly encourages those who have experienced, witnessed or become aware of conduct that violates this Policy to come forward so that the University can take appropriate steps to prevent such conduct from occurring in the future and to ameliorate its effects.  The University will protect the privacy of those who come forward to the extent possible and permissible by law. 

This Policy sets forth the University’s position on discrimination and harassment, specifies prohibited conduct, and delineates other duties and obligations of University employees and other members of the University community.  This Policy then describes reporting options and available resources, including the availability of accommodations and interim measures.  The Procedure section spells out the investigation and disciplinary process for matters in which employees or third parties are accused of misconduct and includes supplemental procedures for certain types of claims.  Following the Procedures are additional sections with definitions of key terms, a list of resources for those affected by conduct prohibited by this Policy, and a list of applicable discrimination laws and contact information.

Violations of this policy are prohibited.  Appropriate disciplinary action may be taken against any employee or third party who violates this Policy.