Equity and Compliance
The Office of Equity and Compliance oversees the College's compliance with Title IX, Title VI, Title VII, Clery Act, and other federal and state laws, regulations and requirements. The Office of Equity and Compliance serves as a method of recourse to those, be they student, faculty, or staff, who believe that a particular action on the part of a College member has violated accepted or stated institutional practices and standards.
Equal Opportunity, Harassment and Nondiscrimination Policy Statement
Garrett College affirms its commitment to promote the goals of fairness and equity in all aspects of the educational enterprise. All policies below are subject to resolution using the College's Equity Grievance Process (EGP). When the responding party is a member of the College community, the EGP is applicable regardless of the status of the reporting party who may be a member or non-member of the campus community, including students, student organizations, faculty, administrators, staff, guests, visitors, campers, etc.
Title IX is federal law that states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."
Garrett College prohibits all forms of sexual and gender based discrimination, harassment, and misconduct, including but not limited to, sexual harassment, gender-based harassment, sexual assault, non-consensual sexual contact, sexual exploitation, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking that may occur between people of the same or different sexes, gender identities or expressions, or sexual orientation.
If you have any questions or concerns or if you need to make a complaint, contact the Director of Equity and Compliance, Shelley Menear in TECH-303, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at (301) 387-3037.