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Stony Brook University’s commitment to Equity and Inclusion is demonstrated through our efforts promoting equal opportunity, diversity and maintaining safe, accessible and welcoming educational environments and workplaces that are free from all forms of discrimination. Equity creates an environment of excellence in which all individuals can participate to the full extent of their capabilities, realize their aspirations and best contribute to the standard of excellence that Stony Brook University strives to represent.

Stony Brook University, including Stony Brook Medicine and the Long Island State Veteran’s Home and all other Stony Brook University facilities and programs, is fully committed to the prevention and elimination of all forms of discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct. The Office of Equity and Access is charged with ensuring compliance with Stony Brook policy and state and federal laws that prohibit all forms of discriminatory behavior. The population served includes, but is not limited to, faculty, staff, students, patients, guests, vendors, and contractors associated with Stony Brook University.