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How to File a Complaint of Discrimination Brochure (pdf)
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The University of Wisconsin–Madison is committed to providing equal opportunity and equal access and to complying with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations and University of Wisconsin System and university non-discrimination policies and procedures. The Office for Equity and Diversity has prepared the following series of questions and answers to describe how our discrimination complaint process works at the university. The questions and answers below are meant to help employees, applicants for employment, students, applicants for admission, and anyone using the university’s programs or activities, including visitors to campus, understand how they can file a complaint of discrimination and how the investigative process works.

What type of discrimination is prohibited at the university?

Who should I contact if I have questions about discrimination?

How can I file a complaint with OED?

What will OED do when it receives a complaint?

How does OED conduct investigations of the complaints it accepts?

What other university personnel can be contacted on specific discrimination issues?

Are there other agencies where discrimination complaints against the university can be filed?
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