University Policies

Approved 8/6/20
Updated 10/01/20, 2/17/21, 4/15/24

Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct Policy

For all Faculty, Students, Employees, and Third-Parties

Policy and Procedures
Approved/In Effect Beginning August 14, 2020

Western Illinois University adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination in public institutions of higher education in Illinois.

Western Illinois University strives to provide an educational and working environment that is free from discrimination and harassment for faculty, staff, and students. WIU policy prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other classes protected by state or federal law. This policy covers nondiscrimination in both employment and access to educational opportunities.

Complete Policy

Download the complete Western Illinois University Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct Policy in PDF format.