Civil Rights

At Eastern, our philosophy is simple - Embrace Humanity.

Treat each other equally, while appreciating our differences.

If you feel you are in immediate danger, please call the University Police Department.  At all times police assistance can be obtained by calling 509.359.7676. For emergency situations, please call 911.

Eastern Washington University is committed to promoting an environment that is free of discrimination, bias, sexual harassment, and retaliation.

Non-Discrimination Statement:

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.

The university may  consider a student's gender, marital status, or the existence of dependent children in making assignments to residence halls and other university housing in accordance with RCW 49.60.222. The university may consider citizenship or immigration status when required to do so by state or federal law, regulation, or a government contract.

No person may discriminate against another person on any of the grounds listed above when acting or speaking on behalf of EWU.  While discrimination is prohibited on the protected statuses listed above, certain conduct that is not based on protected status may still meet the definition of bullying defined in EWU Policy 901-04.

Civil Rights Topics

Discrimination & Bias

Information on university policies, procedures, and complaint filing for Equal Opportunity issues.

Title IX

Policies, procedures, and related information pertaining to sexual misconduct and sex discrimination.

ADA, Disability Support, and Accessibility

Information about accessibility at EWU, reasonable accommodations, and disability support services.

Annika Scharosch
Associate Vice President for Civil Rights, Compliance & Enterprise Risk Management

211 Tawanka Hall
Fax: 509.359.2266
Phone: 509.359.6724