The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access ensures that University policies and procedures are in compliance with applicable federal, statewide, and local civil rights laws. Our office also investigates charges and allegations of discrimination and harassment. We provide leadership and resources to help ensure that no person is discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by law in matters of admissions, employment, housing, services, or in educational programs or activities which Northwestern operates.
The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access is responsible for processing reasonable accommodation requests for faculty and staff who are or have become disabled.
Feel free to contact our office if you have any questions, concerns, or if you need further assistance:
Address: 1800 Sherman Ave., Suite 4500, Evanston, IL 60208
|Sarah M. Brown, Director
|Abel León, Senior EEO Specialist
|Tasha Shelton, EEO Specialist
|Chad Bergmann, Senior Analyst Affirmative Action
|Elizabeth M. Brasher, Program Assistant