The primary mission of the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) is to advance James Madison University's affirmative action goals and commitment to diversity and to ensure that the university fulfill its obligation under the law to prohibit discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, parental status, political affiliation and any other characteristic protected by university policies and/or state and federal laws.
This site offers information on policies and laws, sexual harrassment resources, complaint and grievance procedures and much more.
This site has been launched in connection with the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault and includes information for students, schools, and anyone interested in finding resources on how to respond to and prevent sexual assault on college and university campuses. Visit the link to find a crisis service, learn more about your rights and how to file a complaint, and to view a map of resolved school-level enforcement activities.
This site features helpful information on the Family and Medical Leave Act including policies, resources, forms, eligibility requirements and FAQ specific to JMU faculty and staff.
This site provides options for survivor resources if a sexual assault has been reported to a JMU faculty member, staff or student.
This site contains recent studies documenting gender bias.