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Important Notice:

Until further notice, the Office for Equity and Accessibility is operational. We will continue to process reports of discrimination and requests for disability-related accommodations. The office is offering Policy 1025 compliance trainings via live webinars. To help meet the needs of the extended Virginia Tech community, our staff is available for Zoom meetings or via phone.  We will continue to provide a prompt and equitable response to concerns from our community. Please contact us via email at equityandaccess@vt.edu or via phone at 540-231-2010. 


The Office for Equity and Accessibility promotes a learning and working environment free from harassment and discrimination for employees and students. We strengthen the university’s core institutional values of equitable practices through civility, compliance and education while mitigating risks. This office is responsible for the University’s :

  • Americans with Disability Act and section 504 compliance
  • Affirmative action program and section 503 compliance
  • Compliance related trainings and conflict resolution program
  • Prevention efforts; as well as, response to discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct. 

Requesting assistance:

Learn more about how to request assistance for concerns relating to harassment and discrimination or for ADA accommodations.

Federal laws, state laws, and executive orders:

Learn about the federal laws, state laws and executive orders that help Virginia Tech create a community free from discrimination and harassment.