VCOM College Catalog and Student Handbook

Notice of Nondiscrimination VCOM recognizes, values, and affirms that diversity contributes richness to the college and enhances the quality of education. Students, faculty, staff, and administrators are valued for their diversity. VCOM is committed to providing an academic and employment environment in which students and employees are treated with courtesy, respect, and dignity. It is the policy of VCOM that no student or employee shall, on the basis of sex, be discriminated in, or be denied the benefits of, any education program or activity that it operates. This requirement not to discriminate is required by Title IX and Part 106 of Title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations and extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and Part 106 to VCOM may be directed to the VCOM Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary of the Department of Education, or both. VCOM’s commitment to the principles of nondiscrimination includes and extends far beyond the federally protected classes and includes, but is not limited to, age, gender, sex, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, ancestry, marital status, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. VCOM has a commitment to nondiscrimination against any individual or group of individuals. VCOM has no tolerance to inappropriate behavior exhibited as an act of discrimination. Those persons who believe they are experiencing discrimination should review the procedures for grievances found in this Catalog/Handbook . Any person having inquiries concerning VCOM’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX, or Section 503, is directed to contact the Director of Human Resources, who serves as the Title IX Coordinator for the campus at: Auburn campus

Carolinas campus 350 Howard Street Spartanburg, SC 29303 Office: 364 Magnolia Building Phone: 864-327-9807

910 South Donahue Drive Auburn, Alabama 36832 Office: 142 Phone: 334-442-4000 Louisiana campus 4408 Bon Aire Drive Monroe, Louisiana 71203 Office: 116 Phone: 318-342-7146

Virginia campus 2265 Kraft Drive Blacksburg, VA 24060 Office: 369 Phone: 540-231-4000

Any person may also contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, regarding the institution’s compliance with the regulations.


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