Non-Discrimination/Title IX

Nondiscrimination Statement

 

In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, New York State Human Rights Law and other federal, state, and local laws , without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction.  This includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, application process, examination and testing, hiring, training, grading, disciplinary actions, rates of pay or other compensation, advancement, classification, transfer and reassignment, discharge, and all other terms and conditions of employment, educational status, and access to college programs and activities. 

 

SUNY Cobleskill will provide accommodations to individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The college will further provide accommodations to ensure the full participation of individuals in college programs, when such accommodations are reasonable and necessary, due to an individual's religion, pregnancy, maternity, or breastfeeding status.

 

Employees, students, applicants or other members of the college community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

 

All complaints of sexual violence, including assault, stalking, harassment, intimate partner violence, and other forms of sexually intimidating or threatening conduct will be promptly investigated by the Title IX Coordinator in cooperation with University Police. Sexual harassment consists of nonconsensual sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct on or off campus, when: (1) submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a condition of an individual's employment or academic standing; or (2) submission to or rejection of such conduct is used as the basis for employment decisions or for academic evaluation, grades, or advancement; or (3) such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's work or academic performance or creating an intimidating or hostile academic or work environment. Sexual harassment may be found in a single episode, as well as in persistent behavior.

 

Questions or concerns regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other aspects of SUNY Cobleskill's nondiscrimination programs should be addressed to: Lynn Berger, Title IX Coordinator and Affirmative Action Officer; Office of Human Resources, 123 Knapp Hall, Cobleskill, NY 12043; (518) 255-5465; email bergerla@cobleskill.edu.

 

Complaint Procedure for Review of Allegations of Unlawful Discrimination/Harassment

 

Discrimination Complaint Form

 

Emergency Contacts and Resources

 

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