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Equal Opportunity and Discrimination

Wentworth Institute of Technology reaffirms its policy of providing equal opportunity in education and employment for qualified individuals. Wentworth does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, gender and gender identity and disability in employment and the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs and athletic and other school-administered programs, according to Federal, state and local regulations. Wentworth is committed also to equal opportunity in education and employment for veterans and disabled veterans. The Institute complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, Title VI, Title IX of the Education Amendments and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, prohibiting such discrimination. If any person has a complaint concerning discrimination, it should be taken to the Executive Director of Equity and Compliance/Title IX Coordinator (Catlin Wells, (617) 989-4119, wellsc1@wit.edu) or the Dean of Students Office (617-989-4702, wennera@wit.edu) who have established procedures for investigation and resolution. Unlawful discrimination is subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal for students or termination for employees.