The University of Texas at Austin is committed to creating and maintaining an environment free of discrimination, harassment (including sexual harassment), sexual misconduct, and retaliation. OIE administers and helps to clarify and interpret the University's policies related to such practices.

Consensual romantic relationships involving a faculty, staff, or student with a faculty or staff member of the university community are also subject to University policies and must be reported to OIE.

It is against the University’s Nondiscrimination, Anti-Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policy to discriminate, harass, or retaliate on the basis of the following: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Age, Disability, Genetic Information, Veteran Status, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Gender Expression.



Office of Institutional Equity Policies

University policies taken into consideration by the Office of Institutional Equity as the facts of an incident are obtained are as follows: