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Discrimination and Harassment

“The strength of our Pack is each and all of our people.” — Chancellor Woodson, October 2019

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Discrimination, harassment and retaliation based on a person’s age (40 years or older), color, disability, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation or veteran status is prohibited. All applicants, employees, students and other individuals who participate in university or university-sponsored programs or activities and/or who conduct university business, on- or off-campus, are provided protections under NC State Policy 04.25.05.

If you feel you have experienced discrimination or harassment,
you may file a complaint with Equal Opportunity and Equity.

File a complaint


Individuals who feel they may have experienced discrimination or harassment may request a consultation with Equal Opportunity and Equity prior to filing a complaint. A consultation will include discussing university resources, accommodations and the complaint procedures available. Contact our office at equalopportunity@ncsu.edu or 919.513.0574.

NC State responds to complaints of discrimination or harassment through two processes: formal or informal.

Harassment Complaint Resolution Procedures

If you feel you have experienced discrimination or harassment, you may: