Previously named the "Office of Compliance (EEO/AA/Title IX)", and also known as "Title IX", our name has changed to "Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination" (OPHD)


The Office of Prevention, Harassment, and Discrimination and the CARE Office team up to provide SVSHP education for Undergraduate Student Employees. This pilot included Dining, Bright Success Center, and Housing. For more information, contact jrich@ucmerced....


The University of California updated the Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment as of July 31, 2019


Two Sessions Available this March!

A Life Theatre Production on Sexual Harassment Prevention fulfills the mandatory training requirement for Faculty, Supervisors and Staff. It provides education about relevant aspects of sexual harassment through several scenarios acted...


Dear UC Merced community members:


The Proposed Revised Presidential Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment is a University of California policy that addresses our responsibilities and procedures related to ...


The Interim Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence policy is a University of California policy that reinforces the University’s commitment to creating and maintaining a community where all individuals who participate in university programs and...


The UC Merced Week of Consent is sponsored by 
the Associated Students of UC Merced External Office and Court, 
H.E.R.O.E.S, and the ...


A new rule prohibiting discrimination on the bases of sexual orientation and gender identity in the federal contracting workforce is being announced today by the U.S. Department of Labor.  The rule implements Executive Order 13672, which was signed by President Obama on July 21.