Office of Affirmative Action Policies and Laws

As a liberal arts college supported by public funds, The College at Brockport, State University of New York, is committed to serving New York residents, including a large, diverse student population whose varying interests and needs reflect the complex concerns of contemporary society.

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SUNY Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Complaint Procedure

SUNY Policy on Equal Opportunity: Access, Employment and Fair Treatment in the State University of New York

College at Brockport's Affirmative Action Compliance Statement

College at Brockport's Affirmative Action Recruitment Policy

College at Brockport's Consensual Relationship Policy

NYS Executive Orders

SUNY Sexual Harassment Response and Prevention Policy Statement

Part of the College's mission is to educate students in the liberal arts and professions, foster an understanding of global interdependence and cultural diversity, and encourage post-graduate studies and lifelong learning.

The College's structure and curriculum meet the need for readily accessible, quality higher education for all citizens of New York who are intellectually qualified, while also attracting students from other states and foreign countries. Therefore, it serves students from a wide range of ages, interest, preparation, and backgrounds.

The College seeks well-motivated students and strives to provide a campus environment conducive to learning and one which provides equal opportunity for all.

The College at Brockport Statement of Nondiscrimination

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The college is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the college community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

The College's policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Inquiries regarding the application of the laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to:


Affirmative Action
407 Allen Building
350 New Campus Drive
The College at Brockport, Brockport, NY 14420
Phone: (585) 395-2126

Inquiries may also be directed to:

The United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights
32 Old Slip 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005- 2500
Phone: (646) 428-3800
Email: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov

Last Updated 11/1/18

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