Welcome to the UGA Equal Opportunity Office

Welcome to the home page for the Equal Opportunity Office (EOO) for The University of Georgia (UGA).

The EOO is responsible for ensuring that UGA complies with all applicable laws and policies regarding discrimination on the basis of race, sex (including sexual harassment and pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

The EOO also:

Recent News

Jarmon DeSadier - EOO Investigator/Trainer

The  Equal Opportunity Office is pleased to introduce Jarmon DeSadier as its new Investigator/Trainer where he will be developing and conducting training sessions throughout the UGA community.  Jarmon will also be addressing complaints of discrimination and harassment under the Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment (NDAH) Policy and conducting investigations. Jarmon brings 10+ years of combined HR and Legal experience  to his role.  He obtained his B.B.A in Marketing from the University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!) as well as his Juris Doctor degree from Florida Coastal School of Law.  He began his professional career with The Home Depot as a part of their Business Leadership Program where he completed rotations as a HR Generalist, EEO Specialist, Asst. Store Manager, and Project Manager.  He also worked as a Sr. Benefits Analyst with Aon Hewitt.  Most recently he was the Director of Employee Relations at Georgia Southern University.  Jarmon is excited about returning to Athens and the opportunity to work with the UGA Community.