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Statement of Non-Discrimination: Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action

Northern Virginia Community College is committed to diversity.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Northern Virginia Community College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and education opportunity. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, political affiliation, disability, veteran status, or other non-merit factors in educational and employment opportunities, programs and activities. Harassment of an individual or group on the basis of any of these factors has no place in a learning or work environment and is prohibited. This policy permits appropriate employment preferences for veterans and specifically prohibits discrimination against veterans.

Northern Virginia Community College offers programs in the following vocational areas:

  • Business and Hospitality Management
  • Education and Public Service
  • Engineering and Applied Technology
  • Fine Arts, Digital Media, and Design
  • Information Technology
  • Liberal Arts and Languages
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Nursing and Allied Health
  • Physical and Life Sciences

Some of these vocational programs offer admission based on selective criteria through a separate admissions process that is non-discriminatory. These programs are Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Emergency Medical Services, Health Information Management, Medical Laboratory Technology, Nursing, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Respiratory Therapy, and Veterinary Technology.

Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy may be addressed to Equal Opportunity Officer, 3926 Pender Drive, Suite 150, Fairfax, VA 22030-0974 at eo@nvcc.edu.

Title IX Statement

(On Sexual Discrimination, Sexual Violence, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking)

As a recipient of federal funds, Northern Virginia Community College (the College or NOVA), is required to comply with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. (“Title IX”), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities, admission and employment.

Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX may be referred to the College’s Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Elizabeth Harper at 703.323.2262 or titleix@nvcc.edu.

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