Equity, Civil Rights and Title IX Office



NOTE:  The Office for Institutional Equity (OIE) is becoming the Equity, Civil Rights and Title IX Office (ECRT).  Please bear with us while this website is being updated.  All of our contact information and forms remain fully functional during this transition, so please do not hesitate to use them.

The Equity, Civil Rights and Title IX Office (ECRT) facilitates and supports the University's efforts to ensure equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Our Services

  • We provide a neutral process for responding to complaints of discrimination and discriminatory harassment, including sexual harassment, sexual assault and other forms of sexual and gender-based misconduct.
  • We provide information, consultation, educational programs and resources to the University community with regard to diversity, inclusion, prevention of  discrimination and discriminatory harassment, affirmative action, equal opportunity and accessibility matters
  • We offer individual consultation with University managers, supervisors, staff, faculty, students, and administrators on these topics
  • We are responsible for overseeing and supporting the University's compliance efforts in the areas of equal opportunity, affirmative action, prevention of discrimination and discriminatory harassment, and compliance with all applicable State and Federal civil rights laws

How To Reach Us


During the Fall 2021 semester, we will be conducting university business both in-person and virtually.  Our contact information and location are below.

Our in-person office hours are:

  • Monday 8-5
  • Tuesday 8-5
  • Thursdays 8-5


Equity, Civil Rights and Title IX Office (ECRT)

Administration Building (AB)

Pamela Heatlie

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