Illinois State University offers a supportive and diverse environment for its students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The Office of Equal Opportunity, Ethics & Access, located in 208 Hovey Hall, is responsible for administering and monitoring the University’s equal opportunity and diversity-related policies and procedures, pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, Americans with Disabilities Act and other relevant federal, state and local statutes. The Office of Equal Opportunity collaborates with University administration and staff to ensure that campus operations, programs, and structures comply with these requirements. The Office also investigates discrimination complaints from faculty, students, and staff.
Office of Equal Opportunity provides technical assistance to University departments and to individuals who have concerns and questions regarding sexual harassment, accessibility, discrimination, recruitment and hiring processes, equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity and cultural competence. Visit the Office of Equal Opportunity website for additional information.
The Diversity Advocacy unit helps students find their way by providing cultural experiences, promoting diversity education, and supporting student development.
The University provides various resources to faculty, staff, students and visitors in need of special accommodations, including: