Equal Opportunity/Title IX Policy

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Equal Opportunity/Title IX Policy

Peirce College is an Equal Opportunity Institution. The College is committed to ensuring equal opportunity in all employment decisions, policies, and practices, and in connection with all educational programs and activities (including but not limited to recruitment, admissions, access to programs and course offerings, counseling, financial aid and scholarships, employment, use of facilities, and College-sponsored extracurricular activities).

The College will not engage in or tolerate unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, color, disability, marital status, familial status, veteran status, ancestry, genetic characteristics, pregnancy, creed, citizenship, sexual orientation, military status, or any other classifications in its employment, admissions, programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and College policies. Peirce College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence, as well as harassment on account of other protected classifications.

The following individuals have been designated as Equal Opportunity/Title IX coordinators to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies (including policies prohibiting harassment and retaliation) and to serve as the overall campus coordinators for purposes of Equal Opportunity and Title IX compliance: for prospective or current employees, the Assistant Vice President, Human Resources/Chief Equal Opportunity Officer who is available at 3R Alumni Hall (215-670-9328); and for prospective or current students, The Dean of Students, who is available at 1 Alumni Hall (215-670-9265).

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and related statutes and regulations: for prospective or current employees, the Chief Employee Services/Risk Management Officer, who is a member of the Human Resources Department and is available at 3R Alumni Hall (215-670-9277); and for prospective or current students, the Facilitator, Perkins Grant/Student Disability Services Coordinator, who is available at the Mary W. Walker '33 Center for Academic Excellence, 2 Alumni Hall (215-670-9251).

Inquiries concerning the application of anti-discrimination laws may be referred to the Title IX coordinators or to the Office for Civil Rights, United States Department of Education. For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the U.S. Department of Education office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.