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Non-Discrimination Policy

Clover Park Technical College (CPTC) provides equal opportunity and access in education and employment and does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, ethnicity, creed, color, sex, gender, gender identity, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, religious preference, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, reliance on public assistance, sexual orientation, veteran status, political opinions or affiliations, or genetic information under any of its programs, activities or services. CPTC has an open doors admissions policy which admits all students who apply. The College offers more than 40 technical disciplines of study and more than 100 degree and certificate options. The programs, and their admissions criteria, can be found on the CPTC website. CPTC takes steps to ensure lack of English language skills do not present a barrier to admission or participation in the College's programs, services, and activities.

CPTC complies with all Washington State anti-discrimination laws (RCW 49.60) and the following federal laws relating to equal opportunity: Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age of Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

The following office has been designated as the college's Title IX coordinator:
Office of Human Resources
4500 Steilacoom Boulevard S.W.,
Lakewood, WA 98499.

The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination, equal opportunity, affirmative action or the ADA policies for Title IX/504 compliance issues:

Samantha Dana
Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness
Title IX Coordinator
Building 17, Room 230

To view the College’s complete policy and complaint procedures related to non-discrimination, please visit the CPTC Policies and Procedures webpage:


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