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What is the role of the Equity and Access office?

 The Equity and Access team provides training and hiring guidelines to assist departments in the hiring of faculty and staff. We also support agents of the university in achieving our diversity initiatives as outlined in the University Strategic Plan. In addition, Equity and Access manages the equal employment opportunity program, investigating claims of harassment and discrimination on campus. The Equity and Access office is an Allies designated "Safe Office". Anyone with questions or concerns is welcome in our office anytime.


 For more information:

Office of Equity and Access
Texas State University
601 University Drive
J. C. Kellam 520
San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone: 512.245.2539
Fax: 512.245.7616  



I know the Office of Equity and Access deals with sexual harassment and discrimination, but what other Texas State University offices deal with the cases?

University Attorney, Dean of Students' Office, Dean of the college/department involved in the case, HR if the case involves student employment. However, most offices will refer you to the Office of Equity and Access.


Can I be certain my confidential information will stay confidential?

The Equity and Access office does not have absolute confidentiality; however, we will limit access to only those with a need to know in order to address your particular concern.