Oregon Coast Community College is committed to maintaining a learning and working environment that is free of harassment for all persons.

It is the policy of Oregon Coast Community College that all its students and employees will be able to learn and work in an environment free from discrimination and harassment. Therefore, it is a violation of college policy for any student or employee to engage in harassment (including sexual harassment) of any other college student or employee based on personal characteristics, including, but not limited to race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, parental status, veteran status, or disability.

Any student, employee, or organization with a substantiated violation of this policy will be subject to disciplinary action including possible suspension and/or expulsion, or dismissal.

The College has regulations and procedures to disseminate this policy, to train supervisors, to provide channels for complaints, to investigate all complaints promptly and carefully, to develop and enforce appropriate sanctions for offenders, and to develop methods to raise awareness and sensitivity among all concerned.