Civil Rights & Title IX Policy
Southeastern Oklahoma State University affirms its commitment to an educational and working environment free from discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Discrimination of any kind, including harassment and retaliation, will not be tolerated.
This policy specifically covers all civil rights and Title IX matters for all faculty, students, staff, student and employee applicants, contractors and visitors when the University becomes aware of discrimination, harassment or retaliation through a complaint or by other means. Southeastern is committed to promptly ending any instances of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation and taking appropriate measures to effectively prevent the repetition of such conduct. The University will impose appropriate sanctions to reasonably ensure that such actions are not repeated, and steps will promptly be taken to remedy the effects of the misconduct. The University is committed to preventative programming and outreach to the campus community in order to improve campus attitudes and understanding about discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, effective consent, bystander intervention, and other important behavioral wellness topics.