Equity creates an environment of excellence in which all individuals can participate to the full extent of their capabilities, realize their goals and aspirations, and best contribute to the standard of excellence that Emmanuel College works to present. Our commitment to equity and compliance is demonstrated through our efforts to promote equal opportunity, diversity, accessibility, and to foster a welcoming educational and workplace environment that is free from all forms of discrimination.
The College is fully committed to the prevention and elimination of all forms of discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct. The Office of Equity and Compliance is charged with ensuring compliance with the College’s policy and state and federal laws that prohibit all forms of discriminatory behavior. The population served includes, but is not limited to, faculty, staff, students, guests, and vendors that are associated with the campus community.
Emmanuel College policy and state and federal laws prohibit discrimination and harassment. The College cannot and will not tolerate discrimination against or harassment of any individual or group based upon race, sex, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran’s status, or any factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law. No one shall be subject to retaliation for initiating or participating in a complaint process.
All members of the campus community are encouraged to promptly file complaints with the Director of Equity & Compliance regarding any discriminatory behavior that one is or has experienced/witnessed. The Office of Equity & Compliance is available to assist anyone who may wish to file complaint.
Inquiries regarding the application of all laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination and/or the application of Title IX and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act may be directed to:
Courtney Hamil, M.Ed.
Office of Equity and Compliance and Title IX/504 Coordinator
Student Development Room 102
Inquiries may also be directed to the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights:
Atlanta Office for Civil RightsU.S. Department of Education 61 Forsyth St. S.W., Suite 19T10 Atlanta, GA 30303-8927 Telephone: 404-974-9406 Fax: 404-974-9471 TDD: 800-877-8339 Email: OCR.Atlanta@ed.gov