University of California, Riverside

Human Resources

Equal Employment & Affirmative Action

Undergrad students

Mission Statement

The mission of the department of Equal Employment & Affirmative Action (EEAA) is to affirm and promote the University’s commitment to non-discrimination, equal employment, affirmative action, and advocate the rights of all individuals to equal opportunity in all aspects of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

The department works closely with all members of the UCR community to ensure that our employment policies, procedures, practices and initiatives meet the letter and the spirit of equal employment and affirmative action and support UCR’s commitment to diversity.

Our Services

The following is a brief summary of the department’s responsibilities:

  • Equal Employment/Affirmative Action local policies and guidelines
  • Creation and maintenance of UCR’s Affirmative Action plans
  • Advising the campus on laws, rules and issues affecting equal employment and affirmative action
  • Compliance reviews of employment practices including recruitment and hiring, promotions, separations, and compensation
  • Workforce data analysis and reporting
  • Equal Employment and Affirmative Action compliance training
  • Collaboration and support of diversity training

Contact Us





Nicole Butts


(951) 827-2673

Lorena Velasquez

EE/AA Coordinator

(951) 827-6219

Brittnee Meitzenheimer

Affirmative Action and Education Specialist

(951) 827-6676

Angela Walker

Administrative Assistant

(951) 827-7792

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department Information

Human Resources
1201 University Ave., Suite 208
Riverside, CA 92507

Fax: (951) 827-2672