College Statement of Non-Discrimination

Carleton College’s Commitment to Equal Opportunity/Diversity


Statement A


Equal opportunity for all is an essential part of Carleton’s recognition that diversity expands the Carleton community’s intellectual horizons and enriches the teaching, working, living and learning environment. Carleton College is committed to the principle that its educational facilities, activities and employment opportunities shall be offered without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability or age.


Statement B


Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities.


 

 The statement of non-discrimination, before January 2010:

As required by State and Federal law, Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, age, or disability in providing employment or in its educational programs and activities. “Educational programs and activities” includes but is not limited to admission, financial aid, athletics, classroom instruction and disciplinary matters.

The Dean of Students is responsible for coordinating the College's compliance with its Statement of Nondiscrimination for students. The Dean of Students is also responsible for coordinating the College's compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and all applicable laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination in education programs. The Dean of Students can be reached at Severance 22, 4248.

Complaints by students that the College has discriminated against them in violation of this policy should be made to and will be investigated by the Dean of Students. The Dean of Students may appoint a committee to assist in the investigation, and he or she will see that appropriate action is taken following the investigation.