Notice of Non-Discrimination

Mount Wachusett Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, physical or mental disability, sex, national origin or ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.  This policy incorporates by reference and where applicable, the requirements of Federal Executive Orders 11246 and 11375 as amended; the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended; the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988; the Civil Rights Act of 1991; Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 as amended; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974; and pertinent laws, regulations and executive orders; directives of the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and other applicable local, state and federal statutes. The following persons have been designated for inquiries regarding non-discrimination programs and policies: Diane M. Ruksnaitis, affirmative action officer, Coordinator of Student Disability Services 504 coordinator, Ann McDonald, executive vice president & senior student affairs officer, coordinator, Americans with Disabilities Act, 444 Green Street, Gardner, MA 01440

Telephone: Voice 978-632-6600; TTY: 978-632-4916

Inquiries concerning the application of non-discrimination policies may also be referred to the regional director, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, J. W. McCormack POCH, Room 222, Boston, MA 02109-4557. Telephone: 617-223-9662.

Higher Education Authorization Act (HEA) as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008 Disclosures

The College maintains compliance with disclosure requirements set forth under the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008. This information is intended to give prospective students, their families and current students valuable information on the opportunities to be attained by enrollment at the College. This content, as well as other information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who have completed certain programs and other important information may be found at the Mount Wachusett Community College website: www.mwcc.edu