Equal Access/Equal Opportunity

The admission and employment policies of the College provide equal access to educational services and equal opportunity for employment within the College in compliance with state and federal law. The College ensures that its admission requirements are uniformly applied, and that its services, activities, facilities, and academic programs are accessible to and usable by all qualified students. Student Support Services implements and coordinates reasonable accommodations and disability-related services to promote full participation of individuals with disabilities in all aspects of college life. More information can be found on the Student Support Services webpage.

Florida State College at Jacksonville provides equal access to education, employment, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, age, marital status, sexual orientation/sexual expression, veterans status, genetic information or any other factor protected under applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations. The College Equity Officer has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and may be contacted at equityofficer@fscj.edu or (904) 632-3221.

The College also has a hotline and website hosted by Lighthouse Services, a third-party host, that can be used to submit reports of suspected ethical violations such as fraud, misconduct, or misrepresentation as well as complaints of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation. You can make a report by phone 1-833-650-0005 or online.

Individuals may also file a complaint directly with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education through their website, by phone at (800) 421-3481 or via email at ocr@ed.gov.