Policy of Non-Discrimination
The City Colleges of Chicago does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, citizenship, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or handicap, veteran status, membership or lawful participation in the activities of any organization, or the exercise of rights guaranteed by local, state, or federal law with respect to hire, terms and conditions of employment, continued employment, admissions, or participation in Board programs, services, or activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Amendments Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI or Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and City Colleges of Chicago policies.
The EEO Office is responsible for investigating and responding to complaints of illegal discrimination, harassment, and sexual harassment for students, faculty and staff members.
Complaints of discrimination or harassment may be made by or against employees, students, or other participants in Board programs, activities, or services. CCC employees are required to report any incidents of discrimination, harassment, or hostile work or learning environment to the EEO Office regardless of whether the individual being harassed is an employee, student, participant in Board programs, activities, or services, or other person.
How to File A Complaint
Complaints must be in writing, preferably on the form (PDF version / online version) provided. Complaints must be filed within 180 days of the discriminatory act complained of on the form. All complaints must be directed to the EEO Office in the Office of Human Resources and Staff Development at the District Office or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information regarding the EEO process, please contact the EEO Office at (312) 553-2865 or review the EEO Policy and Complaint Procedures.