WILMINGTON COLLEGE DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF AGE, RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, NATIONAL OR ETHNIC ORIGIN, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, OR DISABILITY IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF EDUCATION POLICIES, ADMISSION POLICIES, FINANCIAL AID, EMPLOYMENT, OR ANY OTHER COLLEGE PROGRAM OR ACTIVITY.
Inquiries regarding compliance may be directed to:
Director of Human Resources
Pyle Center Box 1187
1870 Quaker Way
Wilmington, Ohio 45177
Telephone: (937) 481-2282 or to the
Director of the Office for Civil Rights, Cleveland Office
U.S. Department of Education
600 Superior Avenue East
Bank One Center, Room 750
Cleveland, Ohio 44114-2611
If a student believes discrimination is being practiced, the following procedure should be followed:
- Contact the officer of the College who is responsible for receiving the complaint, investigating it, and, if need exists, directing it to the appropriate member of the campus community who has responsibility for the specific area in which the infraction is alleged to exist.
- For academic complaints, the Academic Dean/Dean of the Faculty
- For student service-related concerns, the Dean of Students
- For complaints related to employment, the Director of Human Resources
- Any appeal of action taken as a result of the original complaint should be directed, in writing, to the President of Wilmington College.
- Any complaint for which there is no other officially designated route for recourse should be brought to the attention of the particular administrator under whose jurisdiction an infraction is thought to exist. Appeals from a decision of an administrator in any such case should be made to the President of Wilmington College.
- NC – SARA STUDENT COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE
Wilmington College operates under the approval of “NC-SARA”, National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements https://www.nc-sara.org/ . As required by the NC-SARA student complaint process, a student must first attempt to resolve their complaint at the institutional level. For complaints not resolved within the institution, a student may file an appeal in one of the following ways (dependent on their state residence):
Non-Ohio Residents’ Student Complaint Procedure (for out-of-state students from SARA member states https://www.nc-sara.org/sara-states-institutions not residing in Ohio)
For non-Ohio residents located in SARA member states with complaints not resolved at the institutional level, they may file a SARA complaint utilizing the Ohio Department of Higher Education’s SARA Portal Agency https://www.ohiohighered.org/students/complaints.
NON – SARA MEMBER STATE STUDENT COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE
For residents not located in a SARA member state with complaints not resolved at the institutional level, you may contact the appropriate authority in your state of residence.