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Non-Discrimination Policy

The District is committed to equal opportunity in educational programs, employment, and all access to institutional programs and activities.

The District, and each individual who represents the District, shall provide access to its services, classes, and programs without regard to national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy,  or military and veteran status, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

The Chancellor shall establish administrative procedures that ensure all members of the college community can present complaints regarding alleged violations of this policy and have their complaints heard in accordance with the Title 5 regulations and those of other agencies that administer state and federal laws regarding nondiscrimination.

No District funds shall ever be used for membership, or for any participation involving financial payment or contribution on behalf of the District or any individual employed by or associated with it, to any private organization whose membership practices are discriminatory on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or military and veteran status, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or because of his or her association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to:

Rancho Santiago Community College District
Title IX Officer and Section 504/ADA Coordinator
John Didion
2323 N. Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Phone: (714) 480-7489

The RSCCD non-discriminatory policy can also be viewed in Spanish and Vietnamese.

Legal References:
Education Code Sections 66250 et seq., 72010 et seq., and 87100 et seq.;
Title 5 Sections 53000 et seq. and 59300 et seq.;
Penal Code Section 422.55;
Government Code Sections 12926.1 and 12940 et seq.