Wor-Wic Community College is committed to promoting a work and academic environment free from discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct, and to providing programs, activities and an educational environment in which all individuals are valued, respected and safe.
The college prohibits all forms of discrimination, including discriminatory harassment and sexual harassment. Examples include, but are not limited to:
- Dating violence
- Domestic violence
- Requests or pressure for sexual activity
- Sexual acts perpetrated against a person’s will
- Sexual assault
- Unwelcome verbal or physical conduct based on a protected class that is so objectively offensive as to alter the conditions of the victim’s employment or education
- Unwelcome sexual advances or other harassing verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that affects the terms or conditions of one’s employment or denies or limits a student’s ability to participate in or benefit from a school's educational program.
No individual who files a complaint or cooperates with a college investigation can be subject to retaliation, including any adverse employment or educational consequence.
Reports of alleged discrimination, harassment or sexual misconduct can be submitted, in writing or verbally, to any supervisor or Title VI/IX coordinator. Complaints of sexual violence should also be called into the college public safety department at 410-334-2937. Wor-Wic complies with new Title IX regulations approved by the Department of Education on August 14, 2020.
The college’s discrimination and harassment and sexual misconduct policies apply to students, employees, visitors and third party vendors who are hired by the college. The policies cover any prohibited conduct that occurs on campus or off-campus when conducting college business or is circulated at or from the college, during college operating hours or using college equipment, via email, phone, voice mail, text messages, tweets, blog posts, social networking sites or other means.
Review the Discrimination and Harassment Policy
Review the Sexual Misconduct Policy and Sexual Misconduct Procedures