The office of Affirmative Action and Human Resources Development
is responsible to ensure that the college complies with federal and state
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations and
It ensures that students, faculty and staff receive
immediate redress if they believe that they have been a victim of violations
of Equal Employment Opportunity laws and policies because of their race,
sex, religion, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.
Affirmative Action Policy
It is the policy of Hudson Valley Community College to provide equal
opportunity in education, employment and upward mobility for all qualified
persons, to prohibit discrimination in employment and education because
of age, gender, race or color, national origin, religion, disabling condition,
marital status, or sexual orientation. Through a positive, continuing,
result-oriented program of affirmative action throughout the College.
This policy includes but is not limited to, requirements of Federal Executive
Orders 11246 and 11375 as amended, Title IX of the Education Amendments
of 1972m 503, and 504 Regulations of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act
of 1973, and Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
In support of this policy, the College affirms its right and responsibility
to take appropriate action if it or other duly constituted authorities
should determine that applicable federal and state equal employment opportunity
laws and regulations have been violated, or that the effect and intent
of their policies have been willfully and/or habitually violated.
Related Policies and Forms
- Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
- Sexual Harassment Policy
- Complaint Form
This form must be filled out to file an Equal Opportunity Complaint
of Discrimination or Sexual Harassment that is based on race, color,
sex, religion, national origin or disability, veteran’s status,
age, sexual orientation, marital status or any category protected
by civil statute or regulation.