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The Office of Diversity
offers programs and services that will foster and promote a warm and safe environment for our diverse population at Worcester State University. We are committed to:

·         Investigating all claims of discrimination
        as defined by Federal and State Law.

·         Monitoring the University's employee
        recruitment and hiring procedures.

·         Providing sensitivity training for all factions
        of the campus community.

·         Working with student organizations and academic
        departments to sponsor campus events of different
        cultures and ethnic groups.

·         Community outreach, working with community centers, 
        agencies and others as a representative of the University.

·         Conducting CORI Checks. See: WSU CORI Request Form

CORI checks are conducted on prospective employees and volunteers who may have direct and unmonitored contact with students. Please click the following link to review the WSU CORI Policy.

If you require a disabled placard, please visit the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Registry of Motor Vehicles by clicking on the following direct link to their website: MRMV Disabled Placard and Plate Form.

All members of the University community are encouraged to contact the Director concerning any possible incidents of discrimination. Safe haven meeting times and places can be arranged.


The Office of Multicultural Affairs has been in existence for approximately 30 years.  It continues to proudly host programs such as the Alternative Individual Development (A.I.D.) program, Peer Mentors, Third World Alliance student organization, and Upward Bound, a pre-college pipeline program.  Its goal is to provide access opportunities and retention in higher education.

Worcester State University and the Office of Disability Services are committed to providing services that will enable students who qualify under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to participate fully in the activities of the University.

The Office of Human Resources strives to promote the intellectual growth and career opportunities to our students, employees and our surrounding community. We are committed to providing you with the utmost quality service and support. We focus our efforts in the areas of recruiting, labor relations, collective bargaining administration, salary administration and organizational development.

The Office of the President addresses the many needs of our students, faculty, staff, and the greater community.

Related Links
  You Are Not Alone
  WSU Hiring Procedures
  BHE Equal Opportunity Policy
  EEO Affirmative Action Policies
  WSU CORI Policy
  Detailed CORI Information
  WSU Student Code of Conduct
  WSU Student Handbook
  VAWA Act Bill S.47
  VAWA Summary of New Law Requirements
  Bill of Campus SaVE Act
  U.S. Dept. of Education Handbook for Campus Safety & Security

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