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Welcome to the Office of Equal Opportunity

Wayne State University is an equal opportunity employer.  No person will be discriminated against or harassed in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, familial status, marital status, arrest record, height, weight, sexual orientation, qualified Vietnam era veterans, qualified special disabled veterans, recently separated veterans and other protected veterans, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law.

The Office of Equal Opportunity is the Wayne State University office that is responsible for the implementation of the University's Non-Discrimination / Affirmative Action policies, procedures and practices to ensure that no person is discriminated against in employment, educational programs and activities on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or veteran status.

Services that OEO provide to the University community include, but are not limited to:

  • Affirmative action and equal opportunity program planning
  • Americans with Disabilities Act monitoring and compliance
  • Veterans Administration reporting
  • Search committee liaisons and employment search committee training
  • University employment action monitoring
  • Conflict resolution and mediation
  • Anti-discrimination, diversity and sexual harassment seminars
  • Administration of the WSU Supplier Diversity Program

The Office of Equal Opportunity is also the department that develops and monitors the WSU Supplier Diversity Program which promotes the University's commitment to doing business with minority and women entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Use of this website

The OEO has created this website to allow members of WSU’s community to become more familiar with our office, its functions and operations, and to inform members of the WSU community of matters of diversity and inclusion as it relates to them in their role as faculty, staff or students of the University.

WSU Organizational and Employment Development Resource Portal: http://oeo.wayne.edu/resource_portal.pdf