Equal Opportunity Programs

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Welcome to Equal Opportunity Programs (EOP)

The University of West Florida is firmly committed to equal opportunity and to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Our Mission

Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation are prohibited by the university's Prohibition of Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation policy. The mission of Equal Opportunity Programs is to provide members of the university community (eg., students, faculty, staff, and applicants for employment) with resources and processes to enable the filing of complaints related to this policy.

About Equal Opportunity

The University of West Florida is committed to ensuring that each member of the university community is permitted to work and study in an environment which is free from discrimination or harassment based on the following protected classes:

  • Age
  • Color
  • Disability
  • Gender
  • Gender Identity
  • Marital Status
  • National Origin
  • Race
  • Religion
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Veteran Status

This applies to all academic and employment decisions.

If you believe you have experienced discrimination, harassment, or retaliation, contact the Equal Opportunity Program Office at eop@uwf.edu, or the Equal Opportunity Officer, Aurora Osborn, at aosborn@uwf.edu or 850.474.2914.