Compliance at UVa-Wise

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is committed to operating with integrity and honor in full compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, as well as College policies.

The Office of Compliance, Conduct & Inclusion serves to:

  • promote campus compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies
  • keep the campus community informed of compliance information and resources
  • support the coordination of campus compliance activities and a commitment to compliance
  • provide updates to the campus community regarding required guidelines and mandates
  • promote a campus culture of ethical conduct, mutual respect and inclusiveness
  • oversee the student conduct system and Student Code of Conduct
  • provide consultation, resources and assistance related to diversity and inclusion
  • oversee the Threat Assessment Team to assess and to intervene regarding any individual whose behavior may potentially pose a threat to self, others, or the campus community

Areas of emphasis include, but are not limited to:

  • Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to the 1964 Civil Rights Act (Title IX)
  • Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act (Clery Act)
  • Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

Visit the links below for additional information about each of these compliance areas.

Meet Our Staff

Jewell Worley

Jewell Worley, EdD

Associate Vice Chancellor for
Compliance, Conduct & Inclusion

Stephanie Shell

Stephanie Shell, MBA

Clery Compliance &
Student Conduct Administrator

Tabitha Smith

Tabitha Smith, MEd

Title IX Coordinator and Director of
Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives

The Office of Compliance, Conduct & Inclusion (OCCI) is committed to providing education and awareness programs and initiatives for the campus community.  OCCI coordinates the participation of collaborative partners in many events.

Learn more about our campus programs

The Office of Compliance, Conduct & Inclusion is located on the upper level of Cantrell Hall.  Contact us at 276.376.3451.