Erie Community College is committed to equal opportunity in educational programs, admissions, and employment. It is the policy of Erie Community College to provide equal opportunity for all qualified applicants, students, and employees and to prohibit discrimination as amended in the Title VII of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964. Erie Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, veteran status or any other protected class as defined by New York State or Federal Laws. This policy covers all aspects of Erie Community College's business, including the student admission process.
The Office of Equity and Diversity is responsible for monitoring equal employment of all qualified persons, as well as investigating all complaints of discrimination made by employees, students, and community residents against the college's administration. The office also provides informational seminars and workshops on a variety of diversity topics. Related inquiries should be addressed to the Director of Equity and Diversity at 851-1118 or 851-1119.