May 3, 2011


UPDATED February 20, 2012

UIC has policies in place to help employees deal with sexual harassment.

MANY OF you have received Chancellor Paula Allen-Meares' announcement of the Online Sexual Harassment Prevention Course that is now available to the UIC campus.  The Office for Access and Equity (OAE) and the campus community strive to ensure that the University's work and academic environments are free from unlawful sexual harassment in all its forms.  This is a rolling registration and faculty and staff may enroll at their convenience.  We look forward to you and your unit's participation in this important course.

YOU MAY register for the course at:
(Please note that you may need to cut and paste this link into your web browser)

ONCE THE staff at OAE processes your registration request, you will receive instructions on how to access this online course. If you have any questions, please contact me at 312-413-8145 or

Sincerely, Caryn Bills, Director, Office for Access and Equity

Originally Published May 3, 2011

Official university policy on sexual harassment

THE UNIVERSITY of Illinois will not tolerate sexual harassment of employees or students and will take action to provide remedies when such harassment is discovered. The University environment must be free of sexual harassment in work and study.

IN ORDER to assure that the University is free of sexual harassment, appropriate sanctions will be imposed on offenders in a case-by-case manner.

THE UNIVERSITY will respond to every complaint of sexual harassment reported.

SEXUAL HARASSMENT is prohibited by Federal and State nondiscrimination law.
Where can I go for help?

THE FOLLOWING services are available to staff, faculty, and students who wish to learn more about the University sexual harassment policy and procedures, or who are looking for counseling and advice about sexual harassment matters.

IF YOU want information or help with a sexual harassment problem, phone or visit:

Office for Access and Equity (OAE)
809 S. Marshfield Avenue
Room 717 (M/C 602)
(312) 9968670

IF YOU want to discuss a problem before taking action or need supportive counseling, please contact:

Counseling Center
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Student Services Building, Suite 2010
1200 W. Harrison St.
(312) 996-3490
312-996-5535 (InTouch Crisis Hotline)

UIC Gender and Sexuality Center
1180 Behavioral Sciences Building
1007 W. Harrison St.
(312) 413-8619

Office of Women’s Affairs
802 University Hall
601 S. Morgan St.
(312) 413-1025

Employee Assistance Service
511 Psychiatric Institute
1601 W. Taylor St.
(312) 996-3588

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