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Office of Institutional Equity

The Office of Institutional Equity (TOIE) ensures Norfolk State University’s compliance with Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act federal regulations. TOIE also monitors and executes the university's Equal Opportunity Policy.

TOIE is committed to promoting a fair and accessible campus environment for the Norfolk State University community through collaboration with our university partners.

In support of these principles, TOIE:

  • Advocates for equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran's status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law
  • Promotes recruitment and retention of qualified individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Conducts prompt, unbiased review and adjudication of discrimination and harassment complaints
  • Assures reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities, and
  • Provides a wide variety of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX/Disability educational programs and training.