Welcome to the website for the Office of Equal Opportunity

Here you will find information on the University's policies and resources relating to discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please contact us at EqualOpportunity@uvm.edu or 802-656-3368 if you would like to schedule a Teams or in-person meeting. Our office is located at Waterman 428 and is open during UVM business hours. 24/7 assistance is also available from UVM Police Services and HOPE Works.  

Title IX & Sexual Misconduct

The purpose of this website is to provide access to information and resources intended to prevent sexual assault and misconduct, and to promote healthy, respectful and responsible relationships and choices.

Title IX and Sexual Misconduct

Equal Opportunity Resources - Discrimination and Harassment

UVM encourages any person who has experienced or witnessed a bias incident, discrimination, or harassment to report the conduct to UVM and to utilize available support services.

Discrimination & Harassment Resources

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Reasonable Accommodations for Employees

The Office of Equal Opportunity assists the University in maintaining compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and upholding our commitment, policies, and procedures to ensure equal access for our community members who have disabilities.

The Office of Equal Opportunity and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Training

UVM requires all new faculty and staff to complete an online course entitled "Harassment and Discrimination Prevention." All employees must also complete a shorter refresher course on an annual basis.  

Online Training: Preventing Harassment and Discrimination

Request Translation Services

UVM offers Limited English Profeciency (LEP) translation services for employment-related administrative and human resource-related functions. Follow the following link to complete the request form. 

Request Translation Services

Pregnancy-related Resources

UVM offers a variety of resources and support measures for pregnant and parenting community members that are inclusive and accessible, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation.

Pregnancy-related Resources for Employees and Students

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Diversity Statement (pdf)

“Of all the civil rights for which the world has struggled and fought for 5,000 years, the right to learn is undoubtedly the most fundamental.” 
                            ~ W.E.B. DuBois


Contact Us

P: (802) 656-3368
F: (802) 656-8223 

Email: EqualOpportunity@uvm.edu

85 S. Prospect St. 
428 Waterman Building
Burlington, VT 05405