Campus Nondiscrimination Policies


Central Oregon Community College believes that diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and beliefs enrich the learning experience of our campus. As a result, we are committed to providing work and learning environments that respect and educate about cultural differences. All members of the campus share in the responsibility to foster a climate of mutual respect and caring.

COCC's Nondiscrimination Policy
The goal of Central Oregon Community College is to provide an atmosphere that encourages our faculty, staff and students to realize their full potential. In support of this goal, it is the policy of Central Oregon Community College that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran or military status, pregnancy or any other classes protected under federal and state statutes in any education program, activities or employment. Persons with questions about this statement should contact Human Resources at 541.383.7216 or the Vice President for Student Affairs at 541.383.7211

A list of the general campus policies related to discrimination or harassment are below:

General Campus and Employment Policies
Student Rights and Responsibilities
COCC Nondiscrimination Policies

Resources and Support
In the unfortunate situation where you witness or experience an act of discrimination or harassment, the following resources can offer assistance. We have both formal and informal procedures that can help you address the incident. Many of the resources listed below can help you understand the processes that are available to you and can provide you with the support you need while going through the process. Reporting Contact Information

Diversity and Inclusion
Christy Walker, Director of Diversity & Inclusion
Coats Campus Center
Phone: 541-383-7412
Website: Diversity and Inclusion

Title IX (Gender Discrimination), Sexual Misconduct, and Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Officer
Human Resources
109 Newberry Hall

Campus Safety and Security
Boyle Education Center 161
You may file a report with this office or online at: Incident Report Form

Student Life
Andrew Davis, Director of Student Life
Coats Campus Center 211
541-383-7592,; website: Student Discipline Process
To file an incident report: Campus Incident Online Reporting Form

Services for Students with Disabilities
Jamie Rougeux, Coordinator
Boyle Education Center, Rm 124
541-383-7743,; website: Services for Students with Disabilities

LGBTQ Safe Zones
Safe-Zone Training

CAP Services, Personal Counseling
Lower level of the Library
541-383-7200; website: CAP Services

Code Blue Emergency Towers Locations:

  • The Quad
  • The parking lot across from the Coats Campus Center
  • In front of the library
  • The library parking lot
  • The Science Building
  • The Health Occupation Building
  • Junger Culinary Center

Emergency Phone Locations:

  • Behind Boyle Education Center
  • In front of Newberry Hall