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Diversity Statement

We seek to respect, understand, and embrace the diversity of our students, staff, faculty, and the community we proudly serve. We oppose discrimination and strive to foster an equitable and inclusive learning environment for our students that reflects the diverse nature of our world through professional development, responsive programming, reflection, and action.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Arapahoe Community College (ACC) is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law, in the admission or access to, treatment of, or employment in, its educational programs or activities.

Reasonable Accommodation

Arapahoe Community College provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Angela Williams, Director of Human Resources, ADA/504 Coordinator at 303.797.5715 or Angela.Williams@arapahoe.edu.

Compliance

The College complies with regulations of:

  • Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 in regard to sex discrimination
  • Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973 in regard to disability discrimination
  • Fair Labor Laws and Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

We comply with other applicable Federal and State laws and regulations pertaining to discrimination.

Inquiries or Complaints

Inquiries or specific complaints of alleged discrimination concerning the Equal Opportunity policy and/or compliance with Federal and State regulations should be directed to:

  • ACC's Director of Human Resources, Arapahoe Community College, 5900 South Santa Fe Drive, P.O. Box 9002, Littleton, Colorado 80160-9002, phone 303.797.5715.

Inquiries or specific student complaints of alleged discrimination concerning academic accommodations provided in the classroom or through ACC's Office of Disability Services should be directed to:

  • ACC's Dean of Students (who also functions as the ADA Coordinator for Academic Accommodations), Arapahoe Community College, 5900 South Santa Fe Drive, P.O. Box 9002, Littleton, Colorado 80160-9002, phone 303.797.5601.

Complaints may also be filed with:

  • The Vice President for Legal Affairs and Vocational Education Administration, Colorado Community College System, 9101 East Lowry Blvd., Denver, Colorado 80230-6011, phone 303.595.1549; or
  • The Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, Colorado 80204, phone 303.844.5695.

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