A.3. Non-discrimination Statement

Middlebury College ("Middlebury") complies with applicable provisions of state and federal law which prohibit discrimination in employment, or in admission or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities, on the basis of race, creed, color, place of birth, ancestry, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, service in the armed forces of the United States, positive HIV-related blood test results, genetic information, or against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability and/or any other status or characteristic as defined and to the extent protected by applicable law. Middlebury also complies with all other anti-discrimination protections that might be provided by particular states in which it operates educational programs; questions about the scope of any such protections should be addressed to the Civil Rights and Title IX Coordinator and/or the on-site administrative representative for the particular program at issue. The Civil Rights and Title IX Coordinator coordinates Middlebury's efforts to comply with any and all federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of one or more of the protected characteristics listed above. Discrimination complaints are processed in accordance with the procedures set forth in Middlebury's Anti-Harassment/Discrimination Policy. Complaints about sexual misconduct, domestic and dating violence and misconduct, stalking and related retaliation are handled in accordance with Middlebury’s Policy Against Sexual Misconduct, Domestic Violence and Dating Violence and Misconduct, and Stalking. Information about the work of the Middlebury College Community Bias response Team is available here. As noted above under Respectful Behavior, retaliation for any complaint of any policy violation is strictly prohibited.