University of Houston-Victoria

Title IX and Equal Opportunity

Equal Opportunity Policies

Anti-Discrimination Policy

The University of Houston-Victoria strives to maintain and strengthen an educational, working, and living environment where students, employees, and visitors are free from unlawful discrimination and harassment. The University of Houston System Anti-Discrimination Policy (or see HTML version) defines and describes discrimination and harassment and establishes a mechanism for processing complaints against students, employees, and visitors.

Discrimination and Harassment Formal Complaint Questionnaire

Have you experienced any form of discrimination and harassment? To report a concern, ask questions about policies, access services and more, contact the Equal Opportunity Coordinator. To have your complaint formally investigated, complete the Formal Complaint Questionnaire and submit to the Equal Opportunity Coordinator in person, by email or regular mail.

Rebecca Lake
Title IX and Equal Opportunity Coordinator
University West 116

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Accommodations

An ADA Coordinator oversees efforts to comply with and implement university policies regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.  The ADA Coordinator can discuss options, provide support, explain University policies and procedures and provide education on relevant issues.

Employee Disability Services

Laura Smith
Director of Human Resources
University West 117

Student Disability Services

Cheryl Worley
Manager Disability Services and At-Risk Programs for Students
University North 214H

Technology Accessibility

UHV strives to achieve technology accessibility for all students, faculty, staff and visitors. Accessible technology ensures quality interactions with online and classroom technologies, workplace applications, campus messaging and website content. UHV values and benefits from inclusion of a diverse body of students, faculty and staff members. Technology accessibility empowers these members to access resources in their academic and career pursuits. To learn more, visit the Technology Accessibility page or see UH System Electronic and Information Resources Accessibility Policy (or see HTML version).

Student & Employee Training and Prevention

Our goal is to ensure that faculty, staff and students understand and know their rights and responsibilities to help maintain a discriminatory-free environment at UHV. We provide training opportunities both online as well as interactive, face-to-face settings. All employees must complete face-to-face training during new hire orientation in addition to online training requirements.

Schedule training for your group by calling your Equal Opportunity Coordinator at (361)570-4835.