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Workplace Climate

The University of Arizona is committed to diversity and inclusion and providing an environment free of discrimination and harassment in which all students, staff and faculty may contribute and thrive. Workplace climate is an important component in maintaining our strong sense of community, collegiality and support for all of our UA members. We expect all members of our community to model behavior necessary to create an inclusive and respectful climate for all. To support these efforts, the following resources are available to UA employees.

Informal Solutions:

INFORMAL MEDIATION

Informal Mediation helps employees effectively problem solve, voluntarily work through conflict and strengthen relationships.

OMBUDS PROGRAM

A confidential, informal, impartial, and independent resource for effective communication, collaboration, and conflict management.

LIFE & WORK CONNECTIONS

Provides relationship and communication resources, as well as free, voluntary, and confidential counseling and consultation.

EMPLOYEE AND CAREER ADVISING

Information and guidance on UA policies, practices, and workplace issues to help make balanced and informed decisions.

VICE PROVOST FOR FACULTY AFFAIRS

For help identifying emerging resource and leadership issues, including academic appointments, tenure, promotion and other faculty affairs.

Formal Solutions:

DISPUTE RESOLUTION POLICY

Summation of University policy, formal University processes, and resources to help employees come to a sustainable consensus.

OFFICE OF INSTITUTIONAL EQUITY

Resources to create and maintain a work and learning environment that is inclusive, and free of discriminatory conduct.

REPORT AN INCIDENT

To report non-urgent workplace violence, safety concerns, or policy violations fill out a Report an Incident form.

UNIVERSITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

To report an emergent or urgent workplace violence issue, please first call 911 or contact UAPD.