Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation

Information for Students:

Executive Order (EO) 1097 applies to complaints by students of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation.  The CSU, through its chancellor and presidents, is committed to creating an atmosphere in which all students have the right to participate fully in CSU programs and activities free from unlawful Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation.  This policy is established in compliance with the California Equity in Higher Education Act (Education Code §66250 et seq.), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, among other applicable state and federal laws. It is CSU policy that no student shall, on the basis of any Protected Status, be unlawfully excluded from participation in, or be denied the benefits of, any CSU program or activity. Nor shall a student be otherwise subjected to unlawful Discrimination, Harassment, or Retaliation for exercising any rights under this Executive Order.

For Executive Order 1097 please see http://www.calstate.edu/EO/EO-1097.pdf

Information for Employees (includes Faculty, Staff, and Student Employees):

Executive Orders 1096 apply to employee complaints of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation.  The California State University (CSU) is committed to maintaining a work environment where every employee is treated with dignity and respect. CSU will not tolerate unlawful harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status (as defined by the Vietnam-Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended), physical disability, mental disability, or medical condition.

For Executive Order 1096 please see http://www.calstate.edu/EO/EO-1096.pdf

Information for Applicants and Independent Contractors:

Individuals who are applicants or independent contractors who have a complaint of discrimination, harassment or retaliation, should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity at: 

William Bishop
Director of Equal Opportunity
(916) 278-7469

Alison Morgan
Investigator for Equal Opportunity
(916) 278-2843