The Office of Access and Equity coordinates the development of policy, procedures, programs and services related to equality of opportunity in employment, business access, admissions, retention, academics, advancement and general treatment for faculty, staff, students and visitors. Access and Equity monitors the University’s compliance with all federal, state and University policies related to equitable treatment and unlawful discrimination. Access and Equity accomplishes its mission through the implementation of activities in four main areas: Compliance
, Education and Training
, Outreach Programs
and Research and Evaluation
. The research and evaluation component is done in collaboration with the Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education.