Terra State Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, sex, gender identity, genetic information, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, pregnancy, military status, or special disabled or Vietnam-era veteran status in provision of educational programs and services or employment opportunities and benefits pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1976, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and Chapter 4112 of the Ohio Revised Code.
All members of the faculty, staff, administration, student body, and volunteers to campus have the right to be free from discrimination. All members of the above mentioned groups are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that does not infringe upon the rights of others. The policies listed below have been developed to reaffirm these principles and to provide recourse for those individuals whose rights have been violated. The policies serve as a measure for the College to determine, after the fact, if behaviors have violated policy.
Any person who believes he or she has been a victim of discrimination is strongly encouraged to report the discriminatory behavior directly to the human resources department, under the federal statutes of the Titles VI, VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973.