Employee Resources

Offices to Know

Office of Institutional Equity

The Office of Institutional Equity supports all students, faculty and staff by upholding our institution’s Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy and responding to reports of discrimination including sexual harassment, sexual violence, relationship violence, gender discrimination, and stalking. This office is your best first stop for any questions or concerns related to discrimination, harassment or retaliation.

Disability Resource Center

The Disability Resource Center leads the University in a progressive and proactive approach to campus accessibility. Its goal is to ensure that disabled employees, students and visitors have a similar, if not identical, experience to that of their non-disabled counterparts.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion engages with campus partners and students in support of the institutional goal to make diversity and inclusiveness a habit that is implemented and practiced by everyone consistently throughout the University.

Programs Available to Employees

Consulting and Employee Advising

Human Resources Consulting and Employee Advising work with supervisors and employees, respectively, to foster a positive and effective workplace for all. They are excellent resources for workplace concerns that are not related to protected category status as set forth in the Nondiscrimination and Anti-harassment Policy.

Life and Work Connections

UA’s Life & Work Connections (LWC) program provides holistic health and wellness services for employees, including counseling and coaching related to workplace issues that impact employee well-being.

Ombuds Program

The Ombuds Office can help you address your concerns and challenges in an effective and constructive manner through consultation, coaching, and providing an objective, neutral view of the situation. The Ombuds Office serves all levels of UA faculty, staff, and students in all UA units and colleges who have a university-related concern.

Career Conversations

Career Conversations are yearly structured discussions between staff members and their supervisors. They are designed to support staff success and growth through reflection, planning, problem solving, and honest and constructive feedback. 

Employee Assistance Counseling

Free, confidential, short-term counseling is available to all benefits-eligible employees nationwide, their dependents, and members of their households through ComPsych. This support includes up to 12 counseling sessions per issue per year, extended appointment times, and a range of service modes, including in-person, phone, video, and chat options.

Childcare Choice

The Childcare Choice program offers up to $2,000 in reimbursements per fiscal year per household for qualifying childcare. UArizona also provides eligible employees with up to 80 hours of Backup Care per fiscal year.

Reporting Methods

Bias Education and Support Team (BEST)

The Bias Education and Support Team (BEST) is a resource for all members of the University community who believe they have experienced or been made aware of a bias-related incident that would not constitute a violation of the Nondiscrimination and Anti-harassment Policy, but for which they would like to seek support and/or facilitate educational opportunities for themselves or others.

Ethics & Compliance Hotline

The University’s Ethics and Compliance Hotline is an anonymous, 24/7 resource for reporting concerns about legal or policy violations or unethical conduct. By reporting your concerns, you can help ensure the University is following the highest standards of compliance and ethics.

Threat Assessment and Management Team (TAMT)

The Threat Assessment and Management Team (TAMT) is a multidisciplinary group of faculty and staff that reviews reports about concerning behaviors; considers various approaches to managing concerning behavior; and provides guidance to students, faculty and staff regarding how to address and prevent violent and disruptive behavior.

Career and Professional Development

LinkedIn Learning

Learning and growth at work is a lifelong journey. As part of our commitment to supporting our employees' personal and professional development, the University of Arizona is proud to offer LinkedIn Learning to our benefits-eligible staff and faculty.

Employee Recognition

The University has several Employee Recognition opportunities including Service & Retirement Awards and Achievement Awards.

Learning & Organizational Development

The Office of Learning & Organizational Development offers several programs to enhance professional and supervisory skills like the Academic Leadership Institute, the Supervisor Series Certificate, and Crucial Conversations.