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Washington State University Office for Equal Opportunity

About OEO

Office for Equal Opportunity

The Office for Equal Opportunity (OEO) integrates the principles of equal employment, affirmative action, fairness and equality into all academic and employment activities and practices throughout Washington State University (WSU).

The Office for Equal Opportunity provides training to students, employees and affiliates on topics such as ADA and accessibility, sex and gender based discrimination, Title IX, Clery Act and discrimination.

The Office for Equal Opportunity reviews and investigates all complaints of discrimination, discriminatory harassment, sexual harassment, and sexual misconduct and advises faculty, staff, and students on appropriate management of such issues.

The Office for Equal Opportunity ensures compliance with state and federal employment opportunity and affirmative action mandates and assesses, develops and implements WSU’s affirmative action plan in compliance with state and federal regulations.

The office works closely with professionals in the field of law, human resources, and conflict resolution to address individual and university concerns, and act as an information resource for state and federal agencies.