Nondiscrimination Policy, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy As To Students and Employees

Passaic County Community College, as a public institution,, adheres to federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action including New Jersey Law against Discrimination, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of Education Amendments Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act. Passaic County Community College hereby gives notice of its nondiscrimination policy as to students and employees.

Continuing its policy to support equal opportunity for all persons, Passaic County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, disability or nationality. This policy applies to the administration of Passaic County Community College’s educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices.

Inquiries concerning matters related to Title IX or ADA/Section 504 Compliance at Passaic County Community College may be referred to the following person, who has been especially designated by the College to oversee the continued application of the College’s nondiscriminatory policies:

Students, Employees and Visitors
José A. Fernández
Associate Vice President of Human Resources
Title IX Coordinator/ADA/Section 504 Compliance Officer
Office of Human Resources-Room E305
Telephone: (973) 684-6705
Email: jfernandez@pccc.edu

Inquiries, concerns, or complaints may also be referred to: 
Office for Civil Rights, New York Office
U. S. Department of Education
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500
Telephone: (646) 428-3800
Facsimile: (646) 428-3843
Email: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov