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Statement of Non-Discrimination: Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action

Northern Virginia Community College is committed to diversity.

Equal Opportunity Statement

It is the policy of Northern Virginia Community College and the Virginia Community College System to maintain and promote equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, political affiliation, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. The policy permits appropriate employment preferences for veterans and specifically prohibits discrimination against veterans. Inquiries concerning affirmative action and equal opportunity policies should be addressed to Therman Coles at 703.323.3266 or 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. The Student Grievance Process may be used to address student complaints of unlawful discrimination on the basis of sex. Allegations of sexual harassment or sexual assault are covered by the Sexual Misconduct Policy and procedures. For assistance in determining which procedure is applicable, please contact the Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Elizabeth Harper at 703.323.2262 or titleix@nvcc.edu.