The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) manages and assists with the following UB policies:
Includes the procedure through which EDI investigates reports of discrimination, and protections for parties to an investigation.
Describes the procedures through which applicants, students and employees may obtain disability-related accommodations.
Provides for reasonable accommodations when needed due to a student or employee's religion.
Outlines the requirements for conducting Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) searches.
Categorizes circumstances where a full EEO search is not required.
Explains the obligations of faculty and staff to act appropriately toward children and to take action when a child's safety is at risk.
Reporting discrimination is considered a "protected activity" by law. That means that no one can take action against a person for reporting discrimination or participating as a witness in an investigation. Contact EDI if you have any concerns about possible retaliation.