Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination Policy

Northeastern supports the principles of equal opportunity in employment and education. Discrimination and harassment are not tolerated on all of our campuses. Northeastern does not discriminate in employment or education on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, disability, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, order or protection status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, arrest record status, military status, or unfavorable discharge from military service. Northeastern accepts complaints of discrimination and harassment from students, employees, applicants for admission or employment, and University visitors. The University does not tolerate retaliation against any person for coming forward with a complaint or concernm, or for otherwise participating in the process of addressing discrimination or harassment. The University will comply with all federal, state, and applicable local nondiscrimination and equal opportunity laws, orders, and regulations.

Office of Equal Opportunity and Ethics Compliance

Northeastern’s Director of Equal Opportunity and Ethics Compliance is responsible for managing the University’s equal opportunity and nondiscrimination compliance. If you have a complaint involving discrimination and/or harassment, or if you have questions about Northeastern’s policies, please contact:

Natalie Brouwer Potts
Director of Equal Opportunity, Title IX, and Ethics
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 N. St. Louis Avenue │ C-216
Chicago, IL 60625
Phone: (773) 442-5412
Email: eeo@neiu.edu

How to File a Discrimination and/or Harassment Complaint

Northeastern takes immediate and appropriate steps to investigate and resolve complaints alleging discrimination and/or harassment.

Please see the University’s policies: