Mission & Nondiscrimination Statement

Mission and Purpose

Colorado College is committed to creating an environment that is safe and conducive to learning, living, and working. This includes fostering a community free from discrimination and harassment through both a focus on education and prevention and through fair and effective implementation of policies which prohibit discrimination and harassment. This work includes conducting investigations and adjudications of, or otherwise resolving, complaints of discrimination or harassment on the basis of any characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. The College encourages all members of our community to participate in the process of creating a safe, welcoming, and respectful campus culture.

Nondiscrimination Statement

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

The College has instituted policies and certain procedures to ensure a safe environment free of unlawful discrimination, harassment or retaliation and to meet legal requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and other federal, state, and local laws.

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. 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 Title IX Sexual Harassment Grievance Procedures. All other complaints of discrimination 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 prohibits retaliation against any individual for filing a complaint or assisting in a complaint investigation. If you perceive retaliation for making a complaint or your participation in the investigation, please report the incident to any of the individuals listed below.

The College will provide qualified persons with disabilities with reasonable accommodations that does 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; and to request a reasonable accommodation during the admissions application process, please contact the Director of Accessibility Resources at (719) 227-8294 or srotunno@coloradocollege.edu

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.

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