Notice of Equal Access/Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination

Chipola College does not discriminate against any persons, employees, students, applicants or others affiliated with the college with regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, veteran’s status, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or any other protected class under applicable federal and state laws, in any college program, activity or employment.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. ss1681) is an all-encompassing federal law that prohibits discrimination based on the sex of students, employees, and third parties when appropriate, of educational institutions, which receive federal financial assistance. Sexual harassment of students, which includes acts of sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX. Chipola College complies with all aspects of this and other federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination.

For information about compliance with Title IX or compliance regarding harassment or discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual violence,  contact the College’s Equity Officer and Title IX Coordinator: Wendy Pippen, Associate Vice President of Human Resources, Equity Officer and Title IX Coordinator, 3094 Indian Circle, Marianna, FL 32446, Building A, Room 183C, 850-718-2269, pippenw@chipola.edu

If the grievance involves a possible equity issue, the Equity Officer will meet with the student/group within 10 work days of the referral. The Equity Officer will investigate the grievance and notify the student/group of the findings and any action to be taken within 10 work days.