The Office of Equity and Access at Texas State University is responsible for the overseeing and enforcing of the University's equal opportunity policies and for investigating discrimination, harassment and retaliation complaints.
Texas State prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veterans' status, or sexual orientation. Additionally, Texas State prohibits retaliation against a person who files a harassment or discrimination complaint, or who assists or participates in the investigation of a report.
To read our policy regarding the prohibition of sexual harassment, click here.
To read our policy regarding the prohibition of discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or sexual orientation, click here.
To access the complaint form, click here.
Employee and Supervisor Responsibilities
Employees of the University are required to comply with policies that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Administrators and supervisors who, in good faith, become aware of or suspect discrimination, harassment, or retaliation policy violations are responsible for reporting them to their supervisors and to the Office of Equity and Access immediately.
Where to Report Discrimination/Harassment - Faculty, Staff, & Visitors
Faculty, staff, and guests of the University may report suspected violations of the University's discrimination and harassment policies; including sexual harassment and retaliation by faculty, staff, contractors and students; to the Office of Equity and Access.
Where to Report Discrimination/Harassment - Students
Students who believe they have experienced discrimination, harassment, or retaliation by faculty, staff, or contractors should report their concerns to the Office of Equity and Access. Students who believe they have been harassed or discriminated against by other students or student organizations should report their concerns to the Dean of Students.
How to Report
A report of suspected discrimination, harassment, or retaliation may be made in person in the Office of Equity and Access or one of the other offices mentioned above, or by forwarding a complaint form to the Office of Equity and Access. All reports will be reviewed by the Office of Equity and Access to determine whether an investigation is warranted.