Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2017-2018

Discrimination and Harassment

Kirkwood Community College is an equal access/equal employment opportunity institution in compliance with local, state and federal laws and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical attributes, physical or mental ability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or socioeconomic status. The Human Resources Department is available to answer questions or provide additional information related to the College’s Equal Employment Policies and Affirmative Action Plan. Human Resources department may be reached at 319-398-5572.

Kirkwood employees and students who feel they have been discriminated against on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical attributes, physical or mental ability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or socioeconomic status may seek remedy through an internal complaint process. The College assures that full cooperation will be provided to any individual filing a complaint with no threat of penalty or reprisal to the complainant.

Any person who believes that they have been the recipient of a discriminatory or harassing act may file a complaint with the Vice President, Human Resources, Wes Fowler, 313 Kirkwood Hall, at extension 7797; or Vice President, Academic Affairs, Bill Lamb, 100 Iowa Hall, at extension 5509. If the complaint involves alleged discriminatory or harassing behavior by the Vice President, Human Resources, the Vice President, Academic Affairs (319-398-5509) should be contacted in lieu of the Vice President, Human Resources.

If you witness or experience harassment or sexual harassment, we strongly encourage you to report the incident immediately.