CSULB is providing hybrid services, both on campus and virtually, to comply with updated COVID-19 health & safety concerns. At this time, the campus is still open and our office is operating virtually and in person via appointments. For updates and information about the campus, please visit the campus COVID-19 information page.
For emergencies, please contact 9-1-1 or University Police at 562.985.4101. For urgent concerns and services related to sexual assault, please contact the YWCA Sexual Assault Crisis Services 24 Hour phone line at 877.943.5778 or visit ywca.org. For Title IX relates resources, information, and non-urgent reports, please visit our Title IX page.
The Office of Equity & Diversity
Equity & Diversity reviews and investigates allegations of Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation as it relates to protected status* as well as Sexual Misconduct, Sexual Harassment, Dating/Domestic Violence, and Stalking at CSULB.
Equity & Diversity also handles accommodations for employees, including student workers, at the University, provides trainings to campus constituents, and manages related Federal and State legal compliance requirements for students, employees, and University third parties.
*Protected statuses include: Age, Disability, Gender, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, Genetic Information, Marital Status, Medical Condition, Nationality, Race or Ethnicity, Religion, Sexual Orientation, and Veteran or Military Status
Student complaints are governed by California State University's Interim CSU Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, Sexual Exploitation, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, Stalking, and Retaliation.
Resources available for students include:
Employees & Third Parties
Employee & Third Party complaints are governed by California State University's Interim CSU Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, Sexual Exploitation, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, Stalking, and Retaliation.
Resources available for employees include:
To file a complaint with Equity & Diversity please contact our office. During our process a Complainant should provide the details of their complaint, including a detailed summary of the incident, the name of the Respondent (accused party) or Respondents, potential witnesses, and any relevant documents or evidence.
Complainants may choose to resolve their complaint through the Informal Resolution process, in which Equity & Diversity will work with the Complainant to determine appropriate remedies to their concern.
Alternately, a Complainant may choose to initiate an investigation.