Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity

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Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity Policy as to Students and Employees

Passaic County Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and institution. In accordance with the regulations referenced below, Passaic County Community College hereby gives notice of its nondiscriminatory policy as to students and employees.
Continuing its policy to take affirmative action to support equal opportunity for all persons, Passaic County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender identity or expression, color, age, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, military status, or physical or mental disability. This policy applies to the administration of Passaic County Community College’s admission, employment, educational, scholarship, loan, athletic, and other programs and practices.
Inquiries concerning the application of any policy, program, or other activity at Passaic County Community College may be referred to the Affirmative Action/EEO Officer (Title IX Coordinator), who has been especially designated by the College to oversee the continued application of the nondiscriminatory policy:
José A. Fernández
Associate Vice President for Human Resources
Affirmative Action/ EEO Officer
Title IX Coordinator
Paterson Main Campus, Room E305
Telephone: 973-684-6705
Inquiries, concerns, or complaints may also be referred to:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Director of the Office for Civil Rights
200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, DC 20201 
U.S. Secretary of Education
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, S.W. Washington, DC 20202 
N.J. Secretary of Education
N.J. Department of Education
PO Box 500 Trenton, NJ 08625-0500
Telephone: 877-900-6960 
Office of the Attorney General
Department of Law and Public Safety Division of Civil Rights
PO Box 090 Trenton, NJ 08625-0090
Telephone:  609-292-4605
TTY: 609-292-1785