Office of Institutional Equity


The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is committed to maintaining an environment free from sexual misconduct, discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy.

OIE affirms the UCCS Core Values especially Inclusive Diversity. We value inclusive diversity as a foundation for teaching and scholarship that prepares students, faculty, staff and community members for both local and global multicultural realities. We provide an open, safe and supportive campus environment based on mutual respect, engagement and learning for everyone including those from the full spectrum of backgrounds, social identities, abilities, cultures, perspectives and university roles. 

Our Mission

The OIE’s mission is to create and foster a safe, inclusive, and accessible environment. Utilizing a comprehensive and integrated approach, the OIE facilitates accommodations, case resolutions, education, and supportive and safety measures. OIE treats all individuals who request our assistance with respect and dignity.

OIE is located in Main Hall Room 201. You can reach the office by emailing equity@uccs.edu or by calling 719-255-4324. 


Contact Us

Laura Emmot

Director of Institutional Equity
Title IX Coordinator 
(719) 255-3725