Office of Equity & Compliance (Title IX)

Members of the California State University, Northridge community have a right to work, live and learn in an environment free from discrimination based on a protected status. The Office of Equity & Compliance (formally known as Equity & Diversity) review cases involving Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation and Title IX based on a protected status such as: Age, Disability, Gender, Marital Status, Nationality, Religion, Race/Ethnicity, Sexual Orientation, and Veteran/Military Status. You do not have to file a formal complaint to get accommodation or assistance with a case.

You can also file a discrimination & harassment complaint online by visiting the Discrimination, Harassment & Retaliation website for more information on how to report a bias.

Not sure if an incident falls under our office?

Contact us to schedule a meeting with an Investigator to share your concerns and we can discuss your rights and options.

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How to report discrimination, harassment, and retaliation:

  1. Contact the Office of Equity and Compliance
    • Phone: (818) 677-2077
    • Email:
    • In Office: University Hall, Room 285 Second floor (8am-5pm)

You can also contact:

  • Department of Police Services:
    • Mon-Fri: 8am – 5pm (818) 677-2201
    • Emergency Hours: (818) 677-2111
  • Campus Care Advocates
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights
  1. You will have an initial intake interview.
  1. If a CSU policy has been violated, a formal investigation will open.
  1. OEC will then conduct an intake interview with the respondent.
  1. A final report is sent to all parties involved with violation verdict.
  1. If there is a violation, sanctions are determined with relevant campus partners.

Download: Discrimination and Complaint Process

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