Equal Opportunity Policy

Recognizing that its diversity greatly enhances opportunities for learning, Berkeley is firmly committed to providing all students equal access to its programs, resources, opportunities, and facilities. The College prohibits (a) discrimination or harassment on the basis of sex, gender (including gender identity or expression), sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, genetic characteristics, ancestry, disability, veteran status, marital status, civil union or partnership status, alienage or citizenship status; (b) sexual assault (which is a form of sexual/gender harassment that includes unwelcome physical contact of a sexual nature); (c) sexual exploitation (which is a form of discrimination on the basis of sex); (d) domestic violence and dating violence; (e) stalking; (f) bullying of students by other students, including, but not limited to, cyberbullying; and/or (g) retaliation for complaints, reports, or testimony in connection with the Equal Opportunity Policy.

The College shall provide prompt, impartial and fair resolution of equal opportunity complaints, in accordance with its Equal Opportunity Complaint Procedures for Students.

To see the Equal Opportunity Policy in its entirety, please go to BerkeleyCollege.edu/files_bc/Equal_Opportunity_Policy.pdf

For information regarding how to make a complaint of sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking; discrimination or harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, genetic characteristics, ancestry, disability, veteran status, marital status, civil union or partnership status, alienage or citizenship status, or bullying; retaliation in connection with any such complaint; and contact information for College Title IX and Equal Opportunity Coordinators, go to the Berkeley College Equal Opportunity Complaint Procedures for Students, located at 
BerkeleyCollege.edu/files_bc/Equal_Opportunity_Complaint_Procedures_for_Students.pdf.

 

For more information regarding sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence or stalking, go to the Sexual Misconduct, Intimate Partner Violence and Stalking page; and to the College Title IX/VAWA page: BerkeleyCollege.edu/berkeley_bc/title-ix.htm.