A Statement From the President of the University of South Dakota

James W. Abbott, USD President
"Any form of harassment or discrimination hinders the learning process and disrupts the work environment. The University of South Dakota seeks to prevent harassment and discrimination through education and open dialogue, and where harassment and discrimination exists, to thoroughly investigate all claims."

Policies and Procedures

The University of South Dakota is committed to providing equal opportunity without discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, transgender, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to contact our office with questions and concerns relating to equal opportunity issues on campus.

South Dakota Board of Regents Policy Manual

Resources/ Accommodations

The following can be found in the :

  • Harassment and Discrimination Policies and Procedures Brochure
  • Legal Basis References
  • Web Resources


Bobbe Hakl, Director of EEO/AA & Chief Title IX Coordinator
Email:  Roberta.Hakl@usd.edu