Equal Opportunity Office
Welcome to the Equal Opportunity Office of Gonzaga University
Gonzaga University and its Human Resources department dedicate resources to equal opportunity practices in support of the Gonzaga University mission of "fostering a mature commitment to dignity of the human person, social justice, diversity, intercultural competence, global engagement, (and) solidarity with the poor and vulnerable." We strive to retain diverse talent wile helping people to grow professionally and personally.
In this effort, we will work collaboratively with all faculty and staff to enable a deeper understanding of equal opportunity for all members of the Gonzaga community. Gonzaga University strives to be an "inclusive community where human differences thrive within a campus community of equality, solidarity and common human nature." (Vision 2012 Goal Four)
To achieve these goals, this office provides consultations, guidance, support, resources, education, investigations, and grievance resolution. Please contact us at any time as a sounding board, for help, to get questions answered, for third-party assistance in resolving your own issues, or to file a formal complaint.
The Equal Opportunity Office provides services in the following areas. Please call anytime to ask questions, share ideas, or find out more information.
- Training and Development related to Equal Opportunity and Diversity
- Incident Reporting
- Complaint Resolution, formal or informal assistance
- Complaint Investigations
- Support services in coordination with appropriate GU staff and/or departments
Gonzaga University's Commitment to Human Diversity
Diversity affirms our faith-inspired commitment to an inclusive community where human differences thrive within a campus community of equality, solidarity, and common human nature. We seek to nourish difference in an environment characterized by mutual respect and the sustainable creation of a campus climate that attracts and retains community members from diverse backgrounds. In this context, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, social class, religion, culture, sexual orientations, language and other human differences all contribute to the richness of our academic community life. These differences grace us individually as human being and collectively as a Jesuit, Catholic and humanistic university striving to fulfill our Mission.
We aspire to create a university environment that is welcoming and accessible to all staff, faculty, students, and other members of the Gonzaga community regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.
Gonzaga University's Statement on Non-Discrimination
Gonzaga University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action University. The University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, sec, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity, or any other non-merit factor in employment, education program or activities that it operates.
All University policies, practices, and procedures are consistent with Gonzaga's Jesuit, Catholic identity and Mission Statement, and comply with federal and state regulations, including Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
To inquire about the University non-discrimination policy OR to file a complaint of harassment or discrimination contact the Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Office or one of the University TItle IX Coordinators.