Adopted by President’s Cabinet 9/24/12
Revisions Adopted by President’s Cabinet 3/27/18
Revisions Adopted by President’s Cabinet 7/24/18; revise contact 9/28/18
Revisions Adopted by President’s Cabinet 6/25/19; revise contact 1/18/20
Revisions Adopted by President’s’ Cabinet 9/22/20; 1/7/21 AE; 2/25/21 AE; 7/21/21 AE
East Georgia State College is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for living, work and study. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, and University System of Georgia policy, East Georgia State College prohibits the harassment, discrimination or retaliation against any person because of race, color, sex, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status by any member of the college community on campus, in connection with a college program or activity, including admissions and employment.
Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities operated by recipients of Federal financial assistance. Pursuant to Title IX and as a recipient of federal financial assistance, the college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities. Sex-based discrimination includes, but it not limited to, sexual harassment, sexual violence, and discrimination based on gender, pregnancy or sexual orientation.
The following person has been designated to receive inquiries and complaints concerning harassment and discrimination under relevant college policies and is responsible for the college’s application of or compliance with Title IX: Sherrie Helms, Title IX Coordinator, East Georgia State College, 131 College Circle, Room B163 Jean Anderson Morgan Student Center, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401; telephone 478-289-2360; email titleixFREEOMNIUPDATE.%20
Additionally, inquiries concerning the application of applicable federal laws, statutes, and regulations (such as Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504) may be directed to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (www2.ed.gov/ocr).