Frequently Asked Questions

The Equity Compliance Office affirms the University's commitment to promoting the goals of fairness and equity in all aspects of its operations. A primary assertion of both our religious and civil traditions is the inviolable dignity of each person. The following are frequently asked questions relating to the Equity Compliance Office including Title IX, the University’s Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy and Process, and information on pregnancy and childbirth resources.

The Equity Compliance Office manages reported information that may fall under the Nondiscrimination and Anti-harassment policy at the university. This includes forms of bias (sex, gender, race, ethnicity, veterans status, etc.) as well as harassment (hostile environment, sex based, etc.). The office conducts outreach and works with various offices to ensure appropriate measures are taken to stop the behavior and prevent reacurrence.  Members of the UD community are encouraged to share information when it is a question or concern, to allow consultation and the opportunity to address matters informally, where possible.

Amy Zavadil is the Title IX/504 Coordinator and Equity Compliance Officer. Amy oversees the Equity Compliance Office and the implementation of the University’s Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy.