The Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance (OEOC) is responsible for the University's compliance with the laws and regulations relating to equal opportunity and non-discrimination, including sexual harassment. It is the policy of the University of Arkansas, to prohibit discrimination of its students, faculty, and staff and to make every effort to eliminate discrimination within the university community. 

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Compliance (ADA, Title IX, Title VI, Title VII,  etc.)
  • Staff Grievances
  • Complaints under Non-discrimination, Sexual Harassment & Title IX
  • Training and Technical Advice
  • Facilitate/Mediate Conflict Resolution
  • Recruitment and Monitoring of Faculty & Staff Positions
  • Policy Research and Analysis

The University is dedicated to making the campus a setting where diversity is valued and celebrated and where neither prejudice nor discrimination is tolerated.

It is the policy of the University of Arkansas to provide an educational and work environment in which thought, creativity, and growth are stimulated, and in which individuals are free to realize their full potential. The university should be a place of work and study for students, faculty, and staff, which is free of all forms of discrimination, sexual intimidation and exploitation. Therefore, it is the policy of the University of Arkansas, to prohibit discrimination and sexual harassment of its students, faculty, and staff and to make every effort to eliminate discrimination and sexual harassment in the university.