Illinois State University affirms and encourages community and a respect for differences by fostering an inclusive environment characterized by cultural understanding, ethical behavior, and social justice.
The Office of Equal Opportunity, Ethics & Access, 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 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: