Florida Tech Campus

Equal Opportunity

Our Mission at Florida Tech

At Florida Institute of Technology, we are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive learning environment for students, faculty and staff. The Office of Equal Opportunity is dedicated to ensuring compliance with university policies and federal and state laws related to equal opportunity. Our mission is to offer exemplary leadership in developing programs that promote a diverse workforce and ensure access to employment and educational opportunities for everyone within the Florida Institute of Technology community.

The University is committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all members of its community. The Equal Opportunity Office achieves this objective by:

  • Ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal laws to maintain an environment free from discrimination and harassment.
  • Handling reports of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation involving prospective and enrolled students, prospective and current employees, and visitors within the University community.
  • Promoting an inclusive work and educational environment where faculty, staff, and students are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, and rewarded for their performance.
  • Developing policies and procedures to enhance equal opportunity across the University community.
  • Communicating the University's commitment to equal opportunity through training, education, and program development.

Florida Tech Discrimination/Bias-Motivated Acts Reporting

Individuals who want to file a report and individuals accused of sexual misconduct have options for reporting, resources, and care and support services. You can choose one or multiple options at any time.

Reporting to Florida Tech

Florida Institute of Technology has designated a EO Director and Investigator to coordinate compliance with and respond to inquiries concerning bias-motivated acts of discrimnation, harassment, and/or retailiation. Faculty, staff, and students are strongly encouraged to promptly report any allegations of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation. Delays in reporting can impede a thorough investigation and may expose the complainant to ongoing discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

A report of a violation of this policy should be made online to:

Discrimination Based on a Protected Class Reporting Form

Individuals may also reach out directly to the Equal Opportunity Team:

Dennis Kwarteng
Equal Opportunity (EO) Director  
John E. Miller Office Bldg (401QAD)
Room: 137

Kelsey Garrett
Equal Opportunity (EO) Investigator

John E. Miller Office Bldg (401QAD)
Room: 135

Seeking Medical Assstance and Evidence Collection

Holzer Health Center (321) 674-8078 3150 S. Babcock St.
Melbourne, FL 32901
M-F 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fall and Spring Semester:
Monday-Thurdsay 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
neartest hospital emergency room:
Holmes Regional Medical Center
 (321) 434-7000 1350 Hickory St
Melbourne, FL 32901

Medical and Counseling professionals are required to maintain total confidentiality and cannot share your information without your consent unless there is an imminent threat to self or others.

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