Organizational Effectiveness

Campus Address
121-50 USB
Mailing Address

121 University Services Building, Suite 50
Iowa City, IA 52242-1911
United States

The term equity describes just, fair practices and policies that ensure all campus community members can thrive. These resources aim to address structural inequalities and prioritize equal access to opportunities.

References and Links

The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE): Charged with implementing equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity policies and ensuring compliance with federal/state laws, regulations, and university policies. Investigates complaints of policy violations including discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation.

Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator: Office of Institutional Equity staff member responsible for compliance with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), including investigating reports of accessibility concerns.

Title IX Coordinator: Responsibility for compliance with federal Title IX prohibitions on gender discrimination primarily falls to the Office of the Sexual Misconduct Response Coordinator.

Reporting Incidents: The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) outlines formal and informal complaint options for addressing policy violations and related concerns.

Reporting Accessibility-Related Concerns: Online form for reporting concerns related to access for people with disabilities. Follow up can be formal or informal depending on preferences of people reporting concerns.

Reporting Sexual Harassment and Other Misconduct: The Office of the Sexual Misconduct Response Coordinator outlines options for reporting sexual harassment, sexual assault, and other forms of misconduct.

Diversity Resources and Training: From the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, a resources, trainings, and more.

Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD): Training program for faculty and staff dedicated to creating a welcoming, inclusive environment. Includes a series of required courses and electives culminating in a certificate.

Community Expectations: Summary of UI core values, key policies, and other expectations for all University of Iowa employees.

Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: The Office of the Provost provides a guide to faculty-oriented initiatives, including search committee practices to advance equity (PDF).

See Inclusion Info and Resources for resources serving diverse communities, campus diversity councils, and more.