Equal Opportunity

Equal Opportunity (EO) is the primary office at the University of North Texas responsible for enforcing the University's equal opportunity policies and for investigating complaints of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. 

The University of North Texas (University) prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law in its application and admission processes; educational programs and activities; employment policies, procedures, and processes; and University facilities. The University takes active measures to prevent such conduct and investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University also prohibits and takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who report or file a charge of discrimination, harassment, or sexual misconduct; participate in an investigation, or oppose any form of discrimination, harassment, or sexual misconduct.

Filing a Complaint

Anyone who believes that they have been the victim of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation in violation of University policies may consult with us for advice and/or to file a complaint.

University policies prohibiting discrimination and harassment:

04.026
Animals on Campus Grounds

05.011
Employment of Individuals with Disabilities / Workplace Accommodations

12.005
Prohibition of Sexual Assault and Retaliation

16.001
Disability Accommodation for Students and Academic Units

16.004
Prohibition of Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation

16.005
Prohibition of Sexual Misconduct, Including Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Sexual Coercion, Sexual Exploitation, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, Stalking, Failure to Report and Retaliation

Information about filing a complaint is available here:

Reporting Obligations:

Every member of the university community has a responsibility to keep the environment free of discrimination and harassment. The University can take corrective action only when it becomes aware of problems. Therefore, the University encourages persons who believe that they have experienced discrimination or harassment to come forward promptly with their inquiries, reports, or complaints and to seek assistance from EO staff. Supervisors have a responsibility to notify EO when they receive complaints of discrimination or harassment from parties within their units.

Anyone who is aware of a suspected violation of the policies prohibiting discrimination/harassment is obligated to notify EO.

Faculty and staff should report suspected violations to their immediate supervisor and the Equal Opportunity.

Students should report violations to the administrative director or chair of the department in which the alleged incident occurred and the Equal Opportunity.

You may contact EO at (940) 565-2759 or via email at oeo@unt.edu.

Contact Information

Location: Hurley Administration Building 175
Phone: 940.565.2759
Email: oeo@unt.edu