College Non-discrimination Notice

Pursuant to college policy, the college is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment and access to services, programs and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. 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 or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

The college’s policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972 and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to:

  • Elliott Dawes, chief diversity officer for institutional equity and inclusion/Title IX coordinator
    Office of the President
    2 Union Ave.
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
    elliott.dawes@esc.edu
    518-587-2100, ext.2265
  • United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights
    32 Old Slip
    26th Floor,
    New York, NY 10005-2500
    OCR.NewYork@ed.gov
    646-428-3800

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