Equal Opportunity Statement

Houston Community College is committed to providing an educational climate that is conducive to the personal and professional development of each individual. HCC does not discriminate and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity and gender expression, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, or Veteran status in employment or the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school, administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission to and participation in career and technical education programs. To ensure compliance with Title IX and other federal and state civil rights laws, the College District has developed policies and procedures that prohibit discrimination in all of its forms

Houston Community College is committed to cultivating an environment free from inappropriate conduct of a sexual or gender-based nature including sex discrimination, sexual assault, sexual harassment, and sexual violence. Sex discrimination includes all forms of sexual and gender-based misconduct and violates an individual’s fundamental rights and personal dignity.

David Cross, Title IX Coordinator and Director of EEO Compliance, is designated as the Title IX Coordinator and Section 504 Coordinator. All inquiries concerning HCC policies, compliance with applicable laws, statutes, and regulations (such as Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504), and complaints may be directed to:

David Cross
Office of Institutional Equity
3100 Main
Houston, TX  77266-7517
713 718.8271 or Institutional.Equity@hccs.edu