Diversity, Equity, Access and Inclusion
Diversity, Equity, Access and Inclusion (DEAI) was established to streamline diversity efforts at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO). DEAI:
- Leads the campuswide effort to develop and sustain an inclusive and supportive campus climate.
ADA Section 504
Non-Discrimination Policies and Procedures
DEAI investigates allegations of illegal discrimination and harassment.
The process involves a neutral assessment of the underlying actions followed by a fair assessment of the situation with suggestions and recommendations for a resolution of the conflict.
The focus of these internal investigations is to help facilitate an outcome that will enable individuals to experience an environment where they have an opportunity for success.
The jurisdiction of the office includes oversight and support in meeting many of the federal and state regulatory mandates of the campus. However, our resources are also directed to working with the campus community to go beyond the minimum legal requirement to make the University of Nebraska Omaha a better place where individuals have the opportunity to reach their potential.
Pursuant to regulations from the U.S. Department of Labor, DEAI generates the campus affirmative action plans for:
- Individuals with disabilities
DEAI is also responsible for providing institutional responses to external complaints and audits by governmental agencies.