It is the
policy of Montgomery College not to discriminate on the basis
of age, sex, race, color, marital status, sexual orientation religious
belief, national origin, status as a qualified individual with
a disability, or status as a disabled veteran of the Vietnam Era
in its employment, admissions, and student-related policies, procedures,
and educational programs, including vocational education programs.
or employee may file a discrimination complaint with the director
of equity and diversity when he or she believes a discriminatory
violation has occurred. A formal discrimination complaint must
be in writing and include all pertinent information concerning
the individual's complaint. All complaints will be subject to
a comprehensive investigation. A discrimination complaint must
be filed within 180 calendar days to be in compliance with federal
regulation and College policy. If the discriminatory behavior
is or has been continuous, the complainant should consult the
director of equity and diversity immediately.
employees are encouraged to attempt informal resolution of any
problem within the unit where the problem occurs. Confidential
inquiries may be made to the director of equity and diversity
in an effort to resolve complaints informally.
of a discrimination complaint, the director of equity and diversity
will meet with the concerned individual(s) as soon as practicable
in an attempt to resolve the complaint.
information concerning the complaint procedures is available in
the offices of the Dean of Student Development on all three campuses
and the Office of Equity and Diversity at 900 Hungerford Drive
text of the Board of Trustees - Montgomery College, Equal Opportunity
and Non-Discrimination Policy - Section 31006 is located at: Equal
Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Policy, http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/verified/pnp/31006.doc