Welcome to the Office of Social Equity

Our Mission

The mission of the Office of Social Equity is to promote and sustain an environment of diversity, equity, respect and inclusiveness for all members of the University community through education, intervention, compliance, training, assessment, programming and support services. The office works to promote and advance the efforts of the University towards adhering to the laws of the country and state regarding equal opportunity, affirmative action, as well as developing and sustaining a diverse learning, living and working environment. The Office of Social Equity is also the office of the Title IX Coordinator for the university.

Who We Serve

In addition to compliance with federal regulations, OSE is responsible for the development of a positive campus environment for all students, faculty, and staff from various cultures. OSE also assists the University in the recruitment and retention of students from diverse cultures.

Minors on Campus

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To RECOGNIZE that non-consensual sex is sexual assault.


To IDENTIFY situations on campus and in my surroundings where sexual assault may occur.


To INTERVENE in situations where consent has not or cannot be given.


To CREATE an environment on the Valdosta State University campus where sexual assault is unacceptable and survivors are supported.


To STAND with the Valdosta State University community so we can unite in order to put an end to sexual assault on our campus.


To BE part of the solution to eliminate this problem on our campus.