Coastline College, as part of the Coast Community College District, is committed to equal opportunity in educational programs, in employment, in access to institutional programs and activities, and in providing an academic and work environment that is based on respecting the dignity of individuals and groups. The District does not discriminate unlawfully in providing educational or employment opportunities to any person on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or genetic information, because they are perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
Further, the District shall be free of sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual assault, and all forms of sexual intimidation and exploitation. It shall also be free of other unlawful discrimination and harassment based on the characteristics listed above or against persons based on having been the subject of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking.
This Policy applies to all aspects of the academic environment, including but not limited to classroom conditions, grades, academic standing, employment opportunities, scholarships, recommendations, disciplinary actions, and participation in any college activity. In addition, this Policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, disciplinary action, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, training opportunities, and compensation.
For additional information, please refer to the current draft of Board Policy 3410: Prohibition of Discrimination and Harassment.