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Call for nominations: Office for Equity and Accessibility Impact Award

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Learn about Virginia Tech's first Accessiblity Awareness Week

The inaugural Virginia Tech Accessibility Awareness Week will be March 18 - 22. Modeled after Global Accessibility Awareness Day, the goal of this week is to provide learning opportunities and resources that engage the campus community to think, discuss, learn, and take action regarding digital and physical accessibility. The weeklong series of speakers, workshops, and discussions are designed to increase awareness and provide employees and students with resources to create a more accessible Virginia Tech. Visit the event page for full details; keep checking back as more information is being added each day!

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. 

Title IX Training Materials

In compliance with the Department of Education’s regulations on Title IX, 34 CFR 106.45,  training materials used by Virginia Tech to train Title IX administrators, including Title IX coordinators, Title IX investigators, and decision makers are available by clicking the link below.

Requesting help

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.

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