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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.

The Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance (OEOC) is charged with implementation of equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity policies at the University of Arkansas. We serve as a resource to support the university's compliance with federal/state laws and regulations and university policies prohibiting discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and sexual harassment by or towards any university community member.

Functions and Responsibilities

Investigate and facilitate processes in matters concerning:

Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation (ADA, Title VI, Title VII,  etc.)

Title IX, including Sexual Assault/Misconduct (Sexual Harassment, Domestic/Dating Violence, Stalking, Discrimination based on pregnancy, and etc.)

Monitor and advise in matters concerning:

Recruitment and Hiring of Faculty & Staff Positions

Workplace Dispute Resolution (Informal and Formal Staff Grievance Procedure)

Provide and assist in matters concerning:

Training and Technical Advice

Policy Research and Analysis

Equal Opportunity is the law | EEO is the Law Supplement | Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision 

 OFCCP announces an outreach and education poster. Developed to increase public awareness of OFCCP and its mission, the poster highlights the obligation of employers to treat workers fairly and without discrimination, including paying workers fairly.