Welcome to the Office for Access & Equity

OAE is part of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
We are here to help you with a variety of resources and services to foster a more equitable, accessible, and inclusive campus community.

Latest Cornerstone updates

Cornerstone, the university’s new system for posting and applying for jobs on campus, will go live this summer. Learn how this will affect you and how to prepare for the transition.

Have you encountered an accessibility barrier?

If you come across barriers to campus accessibility, including in physical spaces, technology, or university services, we can help. Click here to learn more or submit a report.

Announcing AccessLab@Illinois!

Learn about accessible technology and ergonomic aids for your workspace, and experiment with options before or after you apply for an accommodation.

How Can We Help?

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Accessibility & Accommodations

Accessibility & Accommodations Division

  • Disability, parking, pregnancy/parenting, and religious accommodations for employees
  • Support for campus accessibility in facilities, instruction, and technology
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Discrimination & Harassment

Equal Employment Opportunity Division

  • Support for employees experiencing discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, or retaliation
  • Investigations of misconduct complaints
  • Ensuring due process, equity, and accountability
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Recruitment & Hiring

Affirmative Action Analytics & Planning Division

  • Equitable recruitment and hiring practices
  • Diversifying our applicant pools
  • Training and resources for search committees
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Statistics & Demographics

Affirmative Action Analytics & Planning Division

  • Data reporting and dashboards on faculty and staff diversity
  • Support for campus assessment and strategic planning

Announcements and Updates

COVID-19 Resources

The Office for Access and Equity and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are open to and available to serve the University of Illinois community.