Colorado College Notice of Non-Discrimination

Responsible office
Title IX Office
Responsible party
Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Title IX Coordinators
Last revision
December 2021
Approved by
Board of Trustees
Approval date
June 2014
Effective date
June 2014
Last review
December 2021
Additional references
None

Scope

All financial and administrative policies involving community members across campus, volunteers, and the Board of Trustees are within the scope of this policy. If there is variance between departmental expectations and the common approach described through college policy, the college will look to the campus community, volunteers and the Board of Trustees to support the spirit and the objectives of college policy.

Policy

Colorado College does not discriminate in its treatment, access to, admissions to, employment in or administration of its educational programs, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletics programs, employment practices, or in any other College programs or activities on the basis of race, creed, color, caste, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or gender expression, perceived gender, sexual preference and sexual orientation), marital status, disability, veteran status, age, genetic information, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state, or local law.

The College has instituted policies and procedures to ensure a safe environment free of unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation and to meet its legal requirements as an institution of equal educational opportunity that is subject to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and other applicable federal, state, and local laws; and as an equal opportunity employer that is subject to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act and other applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Procedures

Any student or employee who believes they have been a target of unlawful discrimination or harassment, as defined in the College’s policies, or who has witnessed such unlawful discrimination or harassment, must immediately report it to the Title IX Coordinator or file a report at https://cm.maxient.com/reportingform.php?ColoradoCollege&layout_id=40. The College will promptly investigate the matter and take appropriate corrective action when necessary. Complaints concerning sexual harassment and inappropriate sexual conduct will be handled through the procedures outlined in the College’s Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy and Procedures and/or the Title IX Sexual Harassment Grievance Procedures. All other complaints of discrimination or harassment will be handled through the procedures outlined in the College’s Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy and Procedures. Your complaint will be kept as confidential as practicable.

The College will provide qualified persons with disabilities with reasonable accommodations that do not pose an undue burden on the College. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation during the employment process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 719-389-6421 or HRdepartment@coloradocollege.edu. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation during the student admission process, please contact Accessibility Resources at (719) 227-8285 or accessibilityresources@coloradocollege.edu.

The College prohibits retaliation against any individual for filing a complaint or participating in a complaint investigation. If you perceive retaliation for making a complaint or participating in the investigation, please report the incident to any of the individuals listed below.

For more information on the College’s prohibition of discrimination and harassment, please see the College’s Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy and Procedures and Title IX Sexual Harassment Grievance Procedures.

Questions regarding the application of the College’s Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy and Procedures and the Title IX Sexual Harassment Grievance Procedure may be referred to:

 

Barbara J. Wilson

Title IX Coordinator

719-389-6791

bwilson@coloradocollege.edu

Josh Isringhausen

Deputy Title IX Coordinator

719-389-6810

jisringhausen@coloradocollege.edu

Jessica Bennett

Deputy Title IX Coordinator

719-389-6336

jbennett@coloradocollege.edu

Questions regarding the application of the College’s Section 504 and Americans with Disabilities Act processes may be referred to:

 

Jan Edwards

Director of Accessibility Resources, ADA/504 Coordinator

719-227-8294; jedwards@coloradocollege.edu 

You may also contact the following U.S. federal agencies:

 

Office for Civil Rights – Denver Office

U.S. Department of Education, Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Building

1244 Speer Boulevard, Suite 310

Denver, CO 80204-3582

303-844-5695

OCR.Denver@ed.gov 

 

U.S. Department of Justice

950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20530-0001

Department Comment Line: 202-353-1555

Department of Justice Main Switchboard: 202-514-2000

TTY/ASCII/TDD: 800-877-8339 (or Federal IP Relay Service)

U.S. Department of Justice

 

U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – Denver Office

950 17th Street, Suite 300

Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 1-800-669-4000; Fax: 303-866-1085; TTY: 1-800-669-6820

ASL Video Phone: 844-234-5122

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (eeoc.gov)

 

 

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