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Notice of Non-Discrimination

Equal Opportunity
Williston State College (WSC) operates in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 which provide that "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance; and prohibits discrimination on the basis of handicap against existing employees, students and applicants for employment and admission." Williston State College does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities.

Notice of Non-Discrimination
Williston State College (WSC) is committed to providing an educational and employment environment free from discrimination. WSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, creed, marital status, veteran's status, political belief or affiliation or any other status protected by law. WSC complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 which prohibits discrimination and harassment based on sex in an institution's education programs and activities, employment and admission. WSC will take prompt and equitable action to investigate and resolve reports of sexual harassment or sexual violence and take disciplinary action as appropriate.

Retaliation against any person who initiates an inquiry or complaint or participates in the investigation of a complaint is prohibited. Such conduct will be further cause for disciplinary action. The College's policies and procedures for complaints of discrimination and harassment are found at:

Title IX Policy
Student Code of Conduct


Concerns regarding WSC's equal opportunity and non-discrimination policies may be addressed to the following:

Title VI, Title VII, ADA, and Section 504:
Michelle Remus
Director for Human Resources
1410 University Ave
Williston, ND 58801        
701-774-4204                                               Michelle.Remus@willistonstate.edu
Title IX Coordinator:
Heather Fink
Director for Student Financial Aid
Title IX Coordinator
1410 University Ave
Williston, ND 58801
701-774-4281
Heather.Fink@willistonstate.edu

 
A complaint or concern regarding discrimination or harassment may also be sent to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Department of Education, 500 West Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60611 or any other federal agency.