The following offices provide resources and services that support diversity. Various departments monitor the legal aspects of diversity on campus to ensure students have access to programs they need to succeed.
Office of the Ombudsperson for Students
The Ombuds office offers Rutgers–New Brunswick students high-level assistance when they feel they have exhausted all other methods to resolve their issues related to the university. The office is an informal and confidential resource for students.
Disability Services (ODS) provides services for students so that they may successfully learn and work at Rutgers–New Brunswick. ODS promotes the empowerment of people with disabilities and their full integration into campus life and the community.
Also known as OEE, this office supports the university’s commitment to preventing discrimination and advancing equal opportunity in employment.
Provides services to the Rutgers community in the context of labor relations between the university and its staff employees.
University Human Resources provides service to both employees and campus departments, overseeing areas such as benefits, compensation, payroll, and other employee needs.
Policies and Procedures
Explore how diversity policies are managed and implemented across Rutgers–New Brunswick.
The University Policy Library is a compilation of regulations and policies approved by the university’s Board of Governors, the Board of Trustees, the President. The policy library includes board policies and certain academic, administrative, financial, operational, and business policies. These policies have broad application throughout the university and include requirements or constraints and establish boundaries for conduct for the University community: faculty, staff, students, guests, and visitors.
HR Consulting and Talent Management
The HR Consulting staff is available to assist departmental leaders and their units in a wide variety of human resource issues including staff classification and compensation for the university as well as advising managers on issues regarding interpretation of university policies and procedures, state and federal laws, and performance management issues.
OEE is responsible for coordinating the university's efforts to provide reasonable accommodations based on a staff employee's religious observances and/or practices.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy (PDF)
This policy outlines the university’s commitment to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. This policy is designed to inform university employees, including student employees, that the policy applies to all areas of university operations and programs.
The University Code of Student Conduct was created to ensure the safety and security of the Rutgers community. This document is intended to ensure students and organizations are aware of their rights and responsibilities within the conduct process, and to uphold the integrity and values of Rutgers. When students choose to enroll at Rutgers, they are expected to embrace its values.
Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment (PDF)
This policy discusses the university’s prohibitions against discrimination and harassment based upon membership in enumerated protected classes as well as the prohibitions against retaliation based upon the exercise of rights pursuant to the policy. The policy also references the process for reporting violations.