1.4 Harassment and Discrimination Policy

Statement of Policy and Definition

It is the policy of the Alexandria Technical and Community College to provide employees and students with an environment for learning and working which is free from racial, religious, and sexual harassment and discrimination. Alexandria Technical and Community College expects that all members of the college community will conduct themselves in a responsible manner that shows respect for others and the community at large. The same behavioral standards apply to all individuals.

This policy is directed at conduct that constitutes discrimination under state and federal law. Individual's rights to free speech shall be considered in cases involving verbal statements or other forms of expression. Complaints of discrimination or harassment shall be pursued through the system complaint process.

Alexandria Technical and Community College has adopted and follows the MnSCU Board Policy in its entirety. The policy may be reviewed on the MnSCU website at http://www.mnscu.edu/board/policy/1b01.html.

Student Rights Compliance Officers

Approved by: ATCC Leadership Council
Effective Date: 8/03/11
Last Date Revised: 7/08/11