The College is fully committed to providing a learning and work environment that is free from
prohibited discrimination. The College does not practice or condone discrimination based on race,
color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, disability,
genetic information, age, political affiliation or veterans’ status in the administration in any of its
academic programs and employment practices.
For issues related to sexual and gender harassment, discrimination and violence, see Procedures
126.96.36.199 – Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence.
For issues related to all other types of unlawful discrimination and harassment, see Procedures
188.8.131.52 – Unlawful Discrimination and Harassment.
Adopted: June 12, 2019
Cross Reference: Policy 5.3.4
Legal Reference: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; The Americans with Disabilities Act
of 1990; Section 504 of the Rehabilitations Act of 1973; The Age
Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; Equal Pay Act of 1963; Title II of
the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008; Title IX of the Higher
Education Amendments of 1972; Lily Ledbetter Act; NC Equal Employment
Practices Act; NC Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act; Jeanne Clery
Disclosure Act of Campus Security Policy and Campus Statistic Act of 1990;
Campus Sexual Assault Victim’s Bill of Rights of 1992; Violence Against
Women Act of 1994; Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act of 2013.