The Office of Social Equity works to assist in the creation of a campus environment that promotes diversity and values individual differences.
We believe that diversity enriches the campus community, and we strive to understand, accept, and value differences respectfully. Download the
Office of Social Equity Brochure (pdf).
Religion Resource Guidebook (pdf). This document includes information for significant dates, practices and accommodations, places of worship, and student religious organizations. It is intended to help expand understanding of the diverse religious and non-religious groups here at IUP.
Download Pablo Mendoza's remarks for a Jones-White Endowment Lecture (pdf), which focused on empowering students and includes a listing of advocacy work and organizations in the IUP and Indiana community.
IUP takes immediate and effective steps to end sexual harassment and sexual violence. The university’s Title IX coordinator is housed in the Office of Social Equity and oversees the processes related to investigations and support and the training of university policies and initiatives. These include Title IX Sexual Harassment/Sexual Violence and Protection of Minors on Campus.
The Office of Social Equity assists the
Office of Human Resources in resolving complaints and reports of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.
Office of Human Resources works in partnership with the Office of Social Equity to improve the existing faculty and staff search procedures by developing new and more creative supplementary approaches to increasing faculty and staff diversity on campus.
The university has established this policy that allows students, faculty, staff, and alumni to indicate their preferred first names to the university community, even if they have not legally changed their first name. Download (pdf) the Preferred First Name Policy, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), and the Preferred First Name Request Form.
All Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation requests are handled through the
Office of Human Resources. Any student in need of accommodations should contact the
IUP Office of Disability Support Services. For further information, please refer to the Statement of Nondiscrimination.
Please refer to the IUP Diversity Calendar for a compilation of campus-wide diversity events.
Fiesta Latina Culture Night, April 15
2017 Lavender Graduation Announced
Student Panel: Our Voices—Perspectives of LGBTQIA Students at IUP
Guest Speaker to Present on Life from Refugee to Professional
Movie Forum: “A Day Without a Mexican”
Upcoming Queer Art Showcase: Submissions Requested
LGBTQIA Guest Speaker Ochs on Campus March 23
Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Hotline
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