2.14.  Title IX

Revised: February 6, 2017

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Sandhills Community College complies with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. (“Title IX”) in assuring that no student or employee shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the College. In accordance with the requirements of Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Sandhills Community College ensures equality of treatment and access for all students and employees, female or male. Sexual harassment and sexual violence are forms of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX, as outlined in the U.S. Department of Education’s Dear Colleague Letter, 2011. Title IX also prohibits retaliation against people for making or participating in complaints of sex discrimination, see U.S. Department of Education, Dear Colleague Letter, 2011.

Complaints related to sex discrimination or sexual misconduct should be filed with the Executive Vice President, Associate Vice President of Human Resources, or the Dean of the Hoke Center. SCC’s Title IX Coordinator is Wendy Dodson, Associate Vice President of Human Resources, whose office is located in Stone Hall, Office 110.  This office may be reached by email at scchr@sandhills.edu or by telephone at 910-246-2868.

Please refer to the link to policy 5.17 – Sexual Misconduct, for the procedures for reporting and the investigation of violations to the College’s Title IX and Sexual Misconduct policies. http://198.85.71.76/apps/policy-procedure/policy.php?section=5.17&title=Harassment

For more information on Title IX and available resources, please visit our Title IX page at:  http://www.sandhills.edu/title_IX/policies.php or our Safe@SCC page at: http://www.sandhills.edu/safe/