10.D - Americans with Disabilities Act

Board Policy Code: 10.D
Adopted: 2007-03-12T00:00:00

Columbia Gorge Community College shall comply with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1991 (ADA), and other applicable federal and state regulations that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. These acts mandate that no qualified person shall solely by reason of disability be denied access to, participation in, or the benefits of any program or activity operated by the college. Each qualified person shall receive reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to employment, educational opportunities, programs and activities, in the most appropriate integrated setting.

No employee or student shall be fired, expelled, suspended or otherwise harassed or discriminated against because he/she has filed a complaint, internally or externally, or has objected to, or testified about a possible violtion of the ADA and Section 504 law and/or CGCC policy.