Unlawful Discrimination and Sexual
Unlawful Discrimination – It is
the policy of the North Orange County Community College District
(NOCCCD) to provide an educational, employment, and business
environment in which no person shall be unlawfully subject to
discrimination or sexual harassment; nor unlawfully denied full and
equal access to the benefits of any program or activity of the
Board Policy BP3430 – Unlawful Discrimination
Administrative Procedures AP3430 – Unlawful Discrimination
– It is the policy of the NOCCCD to provide an
educational, employment, and business environment free from sexual
advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical
conduct or communications constituting sexual harassment as defined
and otherwise prohibited by state and federal statutes.
How to File a Complaint
complaint can be submitted by telephone, in writing, or in person by
contacting the Office of Equity and Diversity or the Director of
Human Resources. After a complaint is filed the District will make
efforts to informally resolve the complainant’s concerns; this
applies whether or not they have filed a formal complaint.
complaint is a written and signed statement meeting the requirements
of section 59328 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations as
provided in section 4.0 of Board Administrative Procedures (AP3430).
A formal complaint requires that the complainant submit the
complaint using the
Unlawful Discrimination Complaint Form.
Director, Equity and
DSPS (Cypress College)
Director, Human Resources
District Human Resources
1830 W. Romneya Drive, 9th Floor
Anaheim, CA 92801
Confidential Employment Hotline
California Community Colleges,
You need not participate in an
informal resolution if you do not desire to do so;
You have the right to file a formal
complaint as described in Section 4.0 of AP3430;
Community college students
may also file an unlawful discrimination complaint with the Office
for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education (OCR).
A community college district
employee may also file his or her employment-related
complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
and/or the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH).
If you choose to handle your complaint
through an informal resolution, it does not extend the time
limitations for filing a formal complaint.
It is unlawful to
knowingly file a false complaint.
Office of Human Resources, Revised: December 2005