The University of Texas at Austin is committed to creating and maintaining an environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. OIE helps to clarify and interpret university 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 subject to other 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, 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: