Hampshire College prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, mental or physical disability, political belief or affiliation, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law in any of its educational programs and activities, in employment and application for employment, and in admission and application of admission as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its implementing regulations (34 C.F.R. Part 106.9), the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Executive Order 11246 of 1965, as amended by Executive Order 11357 of 1967, and other federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination. Hampshire College prohibits harassment of students, employees, and third parties, including racial harassment, sexual harassment, and gender-based harassment. Hampshire College also prohibits retaliation for filing good faith complaints of discrimination or harassment.
Hampshire College has designated a Title IX coordinator for purposes of Title IX compliance: Zauyah Waite, Title IX coordinator, Merrill Student Life Center, 2nd floor, 413.559.5412, zwSA@hampshire.edu. Inquiries about Title IX or the College’s Interim Title IX Grievance Policy can be directed to the Title IX coordinator or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.
Complaints and inquiries regarding all other forms of discrimination and harassment involving students can be directed to: Roosbelinda Cardenas, co-dean of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, Franklin Patterson Hall, 413.559.5378, rcCSI@hampshire.edu or Amy Jordan, co-dean of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, Franklin Patterson Hall, 413.559.5378, akjSS@hampshire.edu.
Complaints and inquiries regarding all other forms of discrimination and harassment involving employees or third party vendors can be directed to: Jake Toomey, director of human resources, Blair Hall, 413.559.5411, jtHR@hampshire.edu.
Complaints and inquiries of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation regarding federal laws may be directed to:
Complaints and inquiries of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation regarding state laws may be directed to:
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
436 Dwight Street
Springfield, MA 01103