Diversity Resources

U of I Diversity Policy:

The commitment of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Illinois) to the most fundamental principles of academic freedom, equality of opportunity, and human dignity requires that decisions involving students and employees be based on merit and be free from invidious discrimination in all its forms. Illinois does not engage in discrimination or harassment, or tolerate discrimination or harassment, against any person because of the following protected categories: race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, disability, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, order of protection status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation including gender identity, arrest record status, military status, and unfavorable discharge from military service.

Diversity Resources:

Student Success, Inclusion & Belonging:  https://ssib.illinois.edu/

The U of I Women's Resource Center:  https://wrc.illinois.edu/

The U of I Gender & Sexuality Resource Center:  https://gsrc.illinois.edu/

U of I Cultural and International Centers:  https://ssib.illinois.edu/units/

Discrimination and Harassment Policies and Reporting:

Campus Office for Access and Equity main page:  https://oae.illinois.edu/

Contacts for reporting discrimination and harassment:  https://oae.illinois.edu/our-services/discrimination-and-harassment/reporting-a-problem/

Discrimination and harassment prevention:  https://oae.illinois.edu/discrimination-and-harrassment-prevention.html

Policy and procedures for addressing discrimination and harassment at U of I:  https://ws.engr.illinois.edu/sitemanager/getfile.asp?id=2893

Online form for reporting discrimination or harassment:  https://oae.illinois.edu/discrimination-and-harrassment-prevention.html

Acts of Intolerance definitions from Office of Student Conflict Resolution:  http://www.conflictresolution.illinois.edu/tolerance/

Reporting Acts of Intolerance to the Office of Student Conflict Resolution:  http://www.conflictresolution.illinois.edu/tolerance/reporting.asp

University Ethics and Compliance Office:  https://www.ethics.uillinois.edu/ethics_line

AAS anti-harassment policy, and information about reporting incidents at society activities including AAS conferences:  http://aas.org/policies/anti-harassment-policy

CSWA Chair's message to the greater astronomical community on harassment:  http://womeninastronomy.blogspot.com/2015/10/cswa-chairs-message-to-greater.html

The U of I campus WeCare site for sexual misconduct support, response, prevention, and reporting:  http://wecare.illinois.edu/

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