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Welcome to the Office of Equal Opportunity

Our Mission

    In support of the Cal Poly mission, the Equal Opportunity staff are committed to promoting a culture that values individual and organizational integrity, civility, and diversity. We provide a fundamentally fair and compassionate adjudication process for the campus community consistent with applicable California State University (CSU) systemwide Executive Orders

    • Ensure University adherence to CSU Systemwide Executive Orders 1058, 1095, 1096 (revised), 1097 (revised) and 1111.
    • Document and appropriately respond to all reports of discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, retaliation and whistleblower retaliation.
    • As appropriate, conduct fair, impartial and through investigations and, where appropriate, recommend sanctions for students and employees found in violation of the above-referenced Executive Orders.
    • Ensure completion of student training regarding behavior expectations under EO 1095, 1096 and 1097.
    • Ensure completion of AB1825 (employee) Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
    • Facilitate Conflict of Interest training & filing of the annual Form 700
    • Provide training for Employment Equity Facilitators (EEFs)

    Maren Hufton

    Director, Title IX Coordinator & DHR Administrator

    Mandatory reports of sexual misconduct or reports of discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation should be made directly to the Office of Equal Opportunity at equalopportunity@calpoly.edu or by calling 805-756-6770.  Any immediate safety concerns should always be directed to the Cal Poly Police Department by calling 911. 

    Barbara Martinez

    Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics

    Barbara Martinez, Athletics Compliance Officer for Athletics & Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics (Gender Equity within Athletics). She may be reached at 805-756-5075 or bmartine@calpoly.edu. 

      Resources

      Complainants reporting incidents that may involve a criminal component are entitled to a simultaneous criminal investigation.  Cal Poly Police, as employees, are required to report any possible sexual misconduct to Title IX.  However, the University does not report sexual misconduct to the police without written consent of the student complainant.

      Cal Poly University Police (when you are on-campus)
      Emergency: 911
      Non-emergency:  805-756-2281
      https://www.afd.calpoly.edu/police/

      Local Police (when you are off-campus)
      San Luis Obispo Police
      Emergency:  911
      Non-Emergency: 805-781-7317
      Location: 1042 Walnut (at the intersection of Santa Rosa)

       

      CONFIDENTIAL RESOURCES

      Cal Poly Counseling Services
      805-756-2281
      Location: 27/36 - next to the Recreation Center

      Confidential Victim Advocate* 
      Cal Poly Safer
      805-756-2281

      Off-campus:  
      Respect, Inspire, Support, Empower (RISE)
      855-866-RISE, www.riseslo.org

       

      HEALTH RESOURCES

      Local Hospital Emergency Rooms - Open 24/7

      Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
      805-546-7600
      1010 Murray Avenue, San Luis Obispo

      French Hospital 
      805-542-6378
      1911 Johnson Avenue, San Luis Obispo
       

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