Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator
The principles of equal employment opportunity, affirmative action and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the mission, goals and objectives of Tacoma Community College. The college complies with applicable federal and state laws designed to promote equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
- It is the policy of Tacoma Community College to provide an environment in which faculty, staff and students can work and study free from harassment or discrimination.
- It is the policy of Tacoma Community College to prohibit discrimination on the basis of, and provide equal opportunity and equal access to its programs and services without regard to, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, age, marital status, status as a disabled veteran, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or genetic information.
The college maintains a program of affirmative action as provided for by state and/or federal law. This policy is applicable to the college’s educational programs and activities; student services and financial aid programs; use of facilities, purchasing, contracting and facilities construction activities, and all areas of employment. The college is committed to protecting the rights and dignity of each individual in the campus community, and will not tolerate discrimination of any kind at any level.
Individuals who feel they are being discriminated against are encouraged to seek help. For more information contact one of the following offices: Vice President for Student Services, 253.566.5115, or Human Resources, 253.566.5356. The college’s policy statement and procedures for filing discrimination complaints is available from TCC administrative offices, the office of the Vice President for Student Services, the ASTCC President’s office, the Counseling Center, the Library, and Human Resources.