Campus Safety & Title IX

Learn about SCC's dedication to campus safety and find detailed disclosure information.

SCC is committed to the safety and civil rights of all our students, staff and visitors. See important information below.

Annual Reports

Fire Incident Logs

Fire Incident Logs for the recent reporting years.

Procedures

A list of important procedures regarding campus and student safety.

Equal Education & Employment Opportunity

Southeastern Community College is committed to provide equal employment and educational opportunities for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, genetic information, veteran status and actual or potential parental, family or marital status.  We are further committed to hire the best-qualified person to fill each available position and reward each employee based on his or her job performance.  We will ensure that all personnel and academic actions will be administered without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, genetic information, veteran status and actual or potential parental, family or marital status.

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) and Title IX/Clery teams are charged with fulfilling this commitment.  If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact u.

Inquiries regarding compliance with the nondiscrimination policy and the appropriate grievance procedure may be directed to:

Tina Young, Title IX and Equity Coordinator
Southeastern Community College
1500 West Agency Road, West Burlington, IA 52655
319.208.5101 or 866.722.4692, ext. 5101
tyoung@scciowa.edu

Title IX

Sex/Gender Harassment, Discrimination and Misconduct
Sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual exploitation, intimate partner violence, and stalking are violations of SCC's Conduct Code/Student Handbook and its sexual misconduct policy. A number of federal laws and regulations, including Title IX, the Violence Against Women Act, and the Clery Act mandate how institutions respond to such allegations. Many types of sexual misconduct also constitute violations of Iowa law.

Members of the campus community, guests, and visitors have a right to be free from sexual misconduct. All members of the community must conduct themselves in a way that does not infringe upon the rights of others. The College’s sexual misconduct policy is intended to define expectations for appropriate conduct and outline resolution processes to address conduct that does not meet these expectations. When individuals accused of sexual misconduct are found to be in violation of the policy, the College will impose serious sanctions.

All members of the campus community, guests, and visitors are protected by this policy regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. The College has jurisdiction over all acts of sexual misconduct involving members of the campus community, no matter where they occur, whether on or off campus.

Additional information about campus crime, state laws, and disclosures related to sexual misconduct can be found in the campus Annual Security Report.

Filing a Report 

Any student or employee who believes he or she has been a victim of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, or sexual violence is encouraged to contact the Title IX Coordinator or a Deputy Title IX Coordinator (see the right of the screen for contact information).

Filing an External Complaint

The United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights enforces Title IX. Any student, employee, or visitors to campus may direct a complaint directly to that office.

Director of the Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
Citigroup Center
500 W. Madison Suite 1475
Chicago, IL 60661
312-730-1560
Fax 312-730-1576

Retaliation

SCC encourages individuals to bring forward information/complaints about sexual harassment and sexual violence. Retaliation against any individual who reports or participates in the investigation of alleged violations is strictly forbidden and will be enforced by the College administration.

How Can I Get Additional Information?

SCC Administrative Guideline 906 – Sex/Gender Harassment, Discrimination and Misconduct

Resources

US Department of Education / Office for Civil Rights - Questions and Answers on Title IX and Sexual Violence 
Not Alone  - The First Report of the White House Task Force to Protect Students From Sexual Assault

Contact Your Title IX Coordinator

Title IX Coordinator: 

Tina Young
Supervisor of Campus Safety & Security
Health Professions Building – Office 104R
West Burlington Campus
319-208-5101
titleix@scciowa.edu

Title IX Deputy Coordinators:

Joan Williams 
Vice President for Student Services
Building 500 - Office 513F
West Burlington Campus
319-208-5049

Dr. Teresa Garcia 
Executive Dean of Academic Affairs
Building 500 – Office 505F
West Burlington Campus Office
319-208-5249
Building 100 – Office 114
Keokuk Campus Office
319-208-192

Melissa Flores
Women’s Athletic Coordinator/Head Softball Coach
Building 400 – Office 441A
West Burlington Campus
319-208-5122

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