Title IX – Commitment to Students and Diversity

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Title IX – Commitment to Students and Diversity 2017-04-05T14:38:57+00:00

Notice of Nondiscrimination

MCNY is committed to providing a learning and working environment not impaired by unlawful discrimination. MCNY prohibits discrimination or harassment by students, employees, or third parties against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, pregnancy, religion, creed, marital status, partnership status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability, military status, or any other legally protected category in the admission to and administration of its educational programs or the employment of individuals in College administered programs and activities.

Sexual harassment and sexual violence are forms of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”). Consistent with Title IX and other federal, state and local laws, including Article 129-B of the New York State Education Law, and MCNY policy, the College is committed to maintaining a community that prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual violence, and gender-based misconduct. For College procedures and resources regarding sexual and gender-based misconduct click here.

As stated above, and consistent with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (“Section 504”) the College does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding the application of Section 504 and its implementing regulation may be referred to the Section 504 Coordinator named below or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights. The College’s 504 Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of compliance with all aspects of Section 504. For College grievance procedures regarding claims of disability discrimination perpetrated by students, employees, or third parties, and for other disability-related issues please click here.

Inquiries or complaints regarding any form of discrimination or harassment may be directed to:

Dona Sosa
Dean of Students
Title IX Coordinator/504 Coordinator
Metropolitan College of New York
60 West Street
New York, NY 10006
(212) 343-1234; dsosa@mcny.edu

U.S. Department of Civil Rights
Office of Civil Rights
New York – Region II
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10005
(646) 428-3800; OCR.NewYork@ed.gov

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