Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The federal education law requires that the College, as a recipient of federal funds, identify an individual who will be responsible for fulfilling the College’s “Title 第九“责任. “第九条” refers to a section of the federal Higher Education Act which makes it illegal to discriminate against a student or college employee on the basis of gender (also called sex discrimination). 性别歧视包括 all acts of sexual misconduct, including but not limited to sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, and stalking.
In 2015, New York State passed one of the nation’s most aggressive laws to end sexual 大学校园暴力. Entitled “Enough is Enough”, the law establishes a student “Bill of Rights” to which every college student in New York is entitled, if they are involved in an act of sexual violence while on campus or during a college-related 活动. Click this link to learn what your rights are, and to 阅读学生权利法案.
The College’s 校董会 takes the safety and security of all members of the 大学社区严肃. Below are policies relating to our processes and procedures in resolving complaints of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, as well as 我们的学生行为准则. All of our 校董会 policies and procedures 都位于 政策及程序 页面.
- Procedure for Resolving Complaints of Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation
- Sexual Assault, Relationship Violence, and Stalking Policies for 学生s and Employees
The College’s 第九条协调员 is responsible for coordinating its 第九条 合规 efforts to prevent all forms of sex discrimination. The 第九条协调员 is charged with oversight and monitoring of 第九条 and Enough is Enough related policies and developments; the implementation and oversight of grievance processes and procedures, including notification, investigation and disposition of complaints; provision of educational materials and training for the college community; conducting and/or coordinating investigations of complaints received pursuant to 第九条; ensuring a fair and neutral process for all parties; and monitoring all other aspects of the College’s 第九条 合规.
Schenectady County Community College’s 第九条协调员 is:
Reporting Incidents of Sexual Discrimination
You may report incidents of sex discrimination to the 第九条协调员 in person during regular business hours, by completing the fillable 投诉/报表. You may report anonymously; however, the college will be limited in its response if 这份报告是匿名的。. Your report will be kept private. 这意味着信息 about the report will only be shared with people at the College who need to know in order to adequate respond to your complaint. When possible, names will be redacted 从所有文件中. If you wish to make a confidential report (that is, only the person you report to will know about it and it will go no further), you can do this by contacting Planned Parenthood of Schenectady. Information about who to contact at Planned Parenthood is available in the sexual assault policy (click second bullet above).
If you have been sexually assaulted, you have the right to make a report to the Title IX Coordinator, campus security, to the local police, and/or to the State Police. To report a sexual assault to the State Police using their 24 hour hotline, call 1-844-845-7269. Many resources are available to you. For a comprehensive list of available 第九条 资源，请访问 纽约州立大学资源 网页.
Memorandum of Understanding with Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson
For your privacy and comfort, single user restrooms may be found at the following 地点:
- On the mezzanine level of Elston Hall, across from the Human Resource Office.
- In the Computer, Science and Technology Building, on the ground floor near the elevator.
- On the second floor of the Begley 图书馆.
- On the sixth floor of Elston Hall in the Biotech Lab.
In 2023, in cooperation with the State University of New York and in 合规 with the Enough is Enough law, 网上十大娱乐网站排名 disseminated a 校园环境评估 to learn more about the views of faculty, staff and students on issues pertaining 教育法第九修正案. To survey results can be found here: