Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

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Resources available to students

There are a number of services available to students.


No time for hate: COVID-19 stigma

Addressing a nationwide increase in number of reports regarding bias incidents directed toward students and faculty perceived to be of Asian descent amid the COVID-19 outbreak.


Racial slur written on bulletin board in Housing & Residential Education building

University officials are investigating to determine those responsible for the incident.


Two flyers promoting racist and anti-diversity ideologies found near Student Services Building

The University of Utah has reported two flyers found on campus with racist and anti-immigrant ideologies to the Anti-Defamation League.


Title IX proposed regulations

The U.S. Department of Education today issued proposed regulations governing the way universities handle allegations of sexual assault and harassment as outlined under Title IX, the federal law that protects individuals from gender discrimination and ensures equal access in educational programs and activities. The proposal is now open for public comment, and the regulations will not go into effect until this period closes and the department reviews the comments.


U REALIGNS NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY

Change makes policies and practices clearer, easier to find and to follow, and applicable across the institution.


INFORMATION SESSIONS ON SEXUAL ASSAULT

Reports of an aggravated sexual assault on campus on Monday, Oct. 31, were upsetting to members of our campus community. Three information sessions will outline resources for campus safety.


INFORMATION SESSIONS ON SEXUAL ASSAULT

Reports of an aggravated sexual assault on campus on Monday, Oct. 31 were upsetting to members of our campus community. Three information sessions will outline resources for campus safety.


MEET SHERRIE HAYASHI

Sherrie Hayashi joined the U two months ago as the Title IX coordinator and director of the Office for Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action.


Announcements

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