Equal Educational and Employment Opportunity Policy

The Student Complaints and Appeals Procedures as well as additional policies, procedures, and related forms are available on the Office of Student Services website.

Ohlone College maintains an atmosphere that is welcoming to all students and conducive to their academic and personal success. The College provides an environment free of all forms of harassment, in which all students and employees are treated with dignity and respect.

Ohlone College is committed to equal opportunity in educational programs, employment, and campus life. The College does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived ancestry, color, disability, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or association with a person or group with one or more actual or perceived characteristics, or any other basis protected under applicable law to the extent required by law, in any access to and treatment in College programs, activities, and application for employment.

Equal educational opportunity includes, but is not limited to, admission, recruitment, extracurricular programs and activities, facilities, access to course offerings, counseling and testing, financial assistance, employment, physical education, and athletics. Equal employment opportunity includes, but is not limited to, providing and safeguarding the opportunity for all persons to seek, obtain, and hold employment; and qualify for advancement in the District without discrimination.

Ohlone College is committed to nondiscrimination in compliance with all applicable law including the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 and 504); the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Executive Orders 11246 and 11375; the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; other applicable federal nondiscrimination laws, and applicable non-discrimination laws of the State of California, such as FEHA prohibiting discrimination in employment based on protected characteristics that include medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, age, genetic information, military and veteran status, and possessing a driver’s license under Vehicle Code section 12801.9.

Ohlone College is committed to the civil rights responsibilities spelled out in the Vocational Education Programs Guidelines for Eliminating Discrimination and Denial of Services on the Basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Sex and Handicap in Education Programs. Race, color, national origin, disability, sex, or the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier for admission to and participation in vocational education programs at Ohlone College.

Inquiries regarding equal opportunity and nondiscrimination may be made as follows:

  • Staff inquiries to: Associate Vice President, Human Resources and Training, Ohlone College, Building 19, 43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539; (510) 659-6088.

  • Student inquiries to: Vice President, Student Services, Ohlone College, Building 7, 43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539; (510) 659-6262.

Inquiries regarding Title VI and Title IX compliance may be made as follows:

  • Staff inquiries to: Associate Vice President, Human Resources and Training, Ohlone College, Building 19, 43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539; (510) 659-6088.

  • Student inquiries to: Vice President, Academic Affairs/Deputy Superintendent, Ohlone College, Building 27, 43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539; (510) 659-6220.

Inquiries related to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 may be made as follows:

  • All inquiries to: Associate Vice President, Human Resources and Training, Ohlone College, Building 19, 43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539; (510) 659-6088.

Inquiries related to sexual or other unlawful harassment may be made as follows:

  • Staff inquiries to: Associate Vice President, Human Resources and Training, Ohlone College, Building 19, 43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539; (510) 659-6088.

  • Student inquiries to: Vice President, Student Services, Ohlone College, Building 7, 43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539; (510) 659-6262.

Source: Summer/Fall 2015 Class Schedule.

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