In case of an Emergency contact the New York City Police Department (911) or BCC Campus Public Safety Department (718.289.5911).

Non-Discrimination

Bronx Community College (BCC) is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Institute. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, alienage or citizenship, veteran or marital status in its student admissions, employment, access to programs, and administration of educational policies.

Sexual Harassment

It is the policy of The City University of New York to promote a cooperative work and academic environment in which there exists mutual respect for all University students, faculty, and staff. Harassment of employees or students based upon sex is inconsistent with this objective and contrary to the University’s non-discrimination policy. Sexual Harassment is illegal under Federal, State, and City laws, and will not be tolerated within the University.

The University, through its colleges, will disseminate this policy and take other steps to educate the University community about sexual harassment. The University will establish procedures to ensure that investigations of allegations of sexual harassment are conducted in a manner that is prompt, fair, thorough, and as confidential as possible under the circumstances, and that appropriate corrective and/or disciplinary action is taken as warranted by the circumstances when sexual harassment is determined to have occurred. Members of the University community who believe to be aggrieved under this policy are strongly encouraged to report the allegations of sexual harassment as promptly as possible to the Office of Affirmative Action, Compliance and Diversity.

Contact Us

Jessenia Paoli
ADA & Title IX Compliance Coordinator
Chief Diversity Officer/Director
Location: Language Hall [LH], Room 31 A
Telephone: 718.289.5288

Oluwafemi Akinsanya
Affirmative Action Specialist Substitute
Location: Language Hall [LH], Room 31
Telephone: 718.289.5154

Procedures

The University has developed procedures to implement this policy. The president of each constituent college of the University, the Senior Vice Chancellor at the Central Office, and the Dean of the Law School shall have ultimate responsibility for overseeing compliance with this policy at his or her respective unit of the University. In addition, each dean, director, department chairperson, executive officer, administrator, or other person with supervisory responsibility shall be required to report any complaint of sexual harassment to the individual or individuals designated in the procedures. All members of the University community are required to cooperate in any investigation of a sexual harassment complaint. Please contact the Office of Affirmative Action, Compliance and Diversity at (718) 289-5100, x3494 for any additional questions, to make an appointment with the Chief Diversity Officer/Director, or visit http://www1.cuny.edu/sites/title-ix/campus/bronx-community-college/ for additional information and updates.

Enforcement

There is a range of corrective actions and penalties available to the University for violations of this policy. Students, faculty, or staff who are found, following applicable disciplinary proceeding, to have violated this Policy are subject to various penalties, including termination of employment and/or student expulsion from the University.

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