Portland Community College shall comply with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), and other applicable federal and state regulations that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability.
These acts mandate that no qualified person shall, solely by reason of disability, be denied access to, participation in, or the benefits of any program or activity operated by the College. Each qualified person shall receive reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to employment, educational opportunities, programs and activities, in the most appropriate integrated setting. The President shall develop administrative standard procedures as required to carry out this policy. The President shall be responsible for dissemination of information to College staff, students and the community regarding the College’s compliance with these acts.
No employee or student shall be fired, expelled, suspended or otherwise harassed or discriminated against because he/she has filed a complaint, internally or externally, or has objected to, or testified about a possible violation of the ADA and Section 504 law and/or PCC policy.