Welcome to the website for the Office of Equal Opportunity
Here you will find information on the University's policies and resources relating to sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, and discrimination and harassment based on other protected categories.
This office oversees diversity and hiring initiatives relating to affirmative action, and provides the University with assistance and resources related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.