Notice of Non-Discrimination

Valencia College is an equal opportunity institution. We provide equal opportunity for employment and educational services to all individuals as it relates to admission to the College or to programs, any aid, benefit, or service to students or wages and other terms, conditions or privileges of employment, without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sex/gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, pregnancy, and any other factor prohibited under applicable federal, state, and local civil rights laws, rules and regulations.

In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other applicable laws, the College is committed to ensuring that current and future students are not discriminated against and ensuring a bias-free learning environment. College Policy 6Hx28:2-01 Discrimination, Harassment and Related Misconduct (Including Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment, Sexual Assault, Sexual Exploitation, Interpersonal Violence, Stalking, Complicity, and Retaliation) outlines the expectation of members of the College community as well as the procedures for addressing allegations of this nature.

Additionally, specific procedures for filing a complaint and resolving academic disputes are provided under as well as the prevailing policy - 6Hx28:8-10 (Student Academic Dispute and Administrative Complaint Resolution). Also, the College provides an ombudsman on each campus with whom students are able to conduct off-the-record discussions about student concerns. This information is provided in the Student LifeMap Handbook and College Catalog.

Dr. Amy Bosley is the Vice President for Organizational Development and Human Resources. Ryan Kane is the College’s Title IX Coordinator and Equal Opportunity Officer and Section 504 Coordinator, and is responsible for coordinating the College’s efforts with respect to these laws.  Both Dr. Bosley and Mr. Kane ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws prohibiting discrimination and sexual harassment at Valencia.

Employees and students who believe they have been a victim of discrimination or sexual harassment should contact:

Dr. Amy Bosley                                                              Mr. Ryan Kane
Vice President,                                                              Title IX Coordinator/Equal Opportunity Officer
Human Resources                                                       Section 504 Coordinator
District Office                                                                  Human Resources, District Office
1768 Park Center Drive                                               1768 Park Center Drive
Orlando, Florida  32835                                               Orlando, Florida  32835
407-582-8255                                                                407-582-3421