Welcome to The University of Texas at Austin, Office for Inclusion and Equity. The Office for Inclusion and Equity advances a diverse, equitable, and supportive campus culture through our commitment to fulfilling the spirit of equal opportunity laws and policies, as well as building awareness within the University community. As outlined in OIE’s mission statement, this office serves as a vital resource and leader in promoting and furthering the University’s commitment to diversity and equal opportunity for all members of its community.
As you explore our website, you will find many resources that foster and support an environment on campus that is inclusive, respectful, and free from discrimination and harassment. We are committed and dedicated to all the principles outlined in OIE’s mission statement and the University’s nondiscrimination statement.
Message from the President
The University of Texas at Austin is an equal employment opportunity employer. The University does not discriminate or tolerate harassment on any basis prohibited by applicable federal and/or state law including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, or Vietnam era or special disabled veteran status in recruitment, employment, promotion, compensation, benefits, or training.
It has been a long held policy for the University to maintain a work environment free from discrimination and harassment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Texas at Austin fosters an environment of open communication and is committed to protecting individuals from retaliation who participate or engage in protected activities. Read more.
What We Do
The Office for Inclusion and Equity (OIE), a resource for the campus community, investigates and helps to resolve complaints of discrimination, advances inclusive faculty recruitment and retention strategies, and facilitates institutional diversity planning. Through educational curricula, policy development, and campus climate initiatives, OIE helps ensure the university’s compliance with all applicable civil rights legislation. OIE cultivates an inclusive and equitable campus culture wherein diversity and excellence are mutually reinforcing goals by providing… Read more.