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Nondiscrimination Policy

Notice Informing WWU Students of Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Compliance

Discrimination is Against the Law

WWU Student Health Center complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. WWU Student Health Center does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

WWU Student Health Center:

  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
    • Qualified sign language interpreters
    • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
    • Qualified interpreters
    • Information written in other languages

If you need these services, contact the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance.

If you believe that WWU Student Health Center has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance:

Western Washington University
Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance
Attn. Dr. Melynda Huskey, Interim Executive Director
516 High Street, MS 9021
Bellingham, WA 98225
Voice: (360) 650-3307
Washington Relay: 711
Fax: (360) 650-6311
crtc@wwu.edu
https://crtc.wwu.edu

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance is available to help you.

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf, or by mail or phone at:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building Washington, D.C. 20201
1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)

Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.

Created 10/28/2016