The ACC Compliance Office assists students and employees who provide complaints regarding discrimination and harassment in the education or work environment.
Student concerns may be addressed in collaboration with the appropriate Student Affairs Dean of Students. Employee concerns may be resolved in collaboration with the supervisor and/or Human Resources.
Investigations are conducted by a trained Compliance Investigator.
Students and employees facing discrimination and harassment based on sex or gender should consult the College’s Sexual Misconduct Policy and process.
Students facing discrimination and harassment based on Disability should refer to the following policy: Prohibition of Discrimination or Harassment of Students on the Basis of Disability
Student facing discrimination and harassment based on Race, Color, or National Origin should refer to the following policy: Prohibition of Discrimination or Harassment of Students on the Basis of Race, Color, or National Origin
Students can log in to Self-Service to watch the Sexual Misconduct Awareness & Prevention video in the Agreements page to learn about how ACC policy supports state and federal law related to several types of discrimination and harassment.
Employees wishing to file a formal complaint regarding discrimination and harassment should consult A.R. 6.02.001 – Harassment Prevention.
For more information on filing a grievance or complaint, please consult A.R. 6.08.005 – Resolution of an Employee Complaint or Grievance.
For additional on the resolution of employee complaints and grievances, please consult the process reflected here: Employee Relations - Complaint and Grievance Process
State and Federal Law require all employees of Austin Community College to report to the District Title IX Coordinator or a Deputy Title IX Coordinator if they become aware of the following:
Employees receiving reports while in the course and scope of their employment are mandated to report regardless of when and where the incident occurred. This includes reports of off-campus behaviors.
Under Texas Senate Bill 212, all employees are required to report concerns to the Compliance Office. Learn more by visiting reporting requirements FAQs.