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Equal Access Equal Opportunity

ϱ is an equal opportunity/equal access educational institution.  It is the policy of the District Board of Trustees to provide equal opportunity for employment and educational opportunities to all (including applicants for employment, employees, applicants for admission, students and others affiliated with the College) without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex/gender, gender identity, pregnancy, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or genetic information, and any other factor protected under applicable federal, state and local civil rights laws, rules and regulations.

ADA Statement

It is the policy of ϱ to comply with all federal and state laws concerning the admission, education and employment of persons with disabilities and to act in accordance with regulations and guidance issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Furthermore, it is the  not to discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in regard to any aspect of employment, including application procedures, hiring, advancement, discharge, compensation, training or any other term, condition or privilege of employment.

ϱ will make a reasonable accommodation to any known disability in order to allow the applicant to fairly apply for employment and, if hired, to perform the tasks essential to the functions of the job.

Student and Employee Accessibility Services Documents

Non-Discrimination and Non-Harassment Policy Statement

It is the policy of ϱ that each employee, visitor and student be allowed to participate in college programs, activities and employment in a discrimination and harassment free environment. Discrimination and harassment of any nature based on one’s race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, genetic information and any other factor protected under applicable federal, state and local civil rights laws, rules and regulations is strictly prohibited.

Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 is a federal law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex in higher education. Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual violence. ϱ prohibits the commission of any act of sexual assault, sexual misconduct, sexual battery, and other crimes of violence upon employees, students and prospective students, visitors, and other affiliates of the College conducting College business, events or activities on ϱ property or ϱ sponsored events.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination and Title IX complaints:

Adriene B. Jefferson
Equity Officer and Title IX Coordinator
ϱ Main Campus
3209 Virginia Avenue
Fort Pierce, FL 34981
772-462-7156

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