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Nondiscrimination & Title IX

Olympic College is an Equal Opportunity College.

Olympic College provides equal educational and employment opportunities without regard to race or ethnicity, creed, color, sex, pregnancy or family status, national origin, age, marital status, religion, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, reliance on public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran in its educational programs, admissions, activities, and employment policies, in keeping with the letter and spirit of all equal opportunity and civil rights laws.

Inquiries may be directed to any of the following:

  • Title IX Officer, Cheryl Nuñez, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion, Olympic College, College Service Center 317, 1600 Chester Avenue, Bremerton, WA 98337, (360) 475-7125
  • EEO Officer, David Slown, Executive Director of Human Resource Services, David Slown, Olympic College, College Service Center 525, 1600 Chester Avenue, Bremerton, WA 98337, (360) 475-7300

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit https://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Olympic College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.  Students may request an accommodation through the Access Services office. Employees and candidates for employment may request an accommodation through the Human Resources office.

If you are sexually assaulted

  • Find a safe place
    • Your emotions may be confusing right now. That is normal in response to trauma. Know that it is not your fault.
  • Seek medical attention
    • Take care of your injuries and preserve evidence. Don’t shower or brush your teeth, keep your clothes in a paper bag.
    • Go to the hospital Emergency Room and request a rape exam (also called a rape kit.)
  • File a report
    • Document all the details you can remember.
    • File a report with Campus Safety (360-475-7800), the Title IX Coordinator (360-475-7125), and/or local law enforcement (911) or Bremerton PD 360-473-5220; Poulsbo PD 360-779-3113; Shelton PD 360-426-4441.
  • Get confidential support
  • Off campus:
    • Kitsap Sexual Assault Center: 360-479-8500
    • A.L.I.V.E. Program: 360-479-7980
    • Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-562-5392
    • NW Network of Bisexuals, Trans, Lesbian, and Gay Survivors Abuse: 206-568-7777
    • Mason Co. Crisis Line: 360-586-2800
    • RAINN - National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
    • RAINN - National Sexual Assault Online Hotline https://ohl.rainn.org/online/ (English),
    • La Línea de Ayuda Nacional Online del Asalto Sexual https://ohl.rainn.org/es/ (español)

Key Policies at Olympic College

Affirmative Action Policy

Non-discrimination Policy

Acts of Hate/Bias Policy

Sexual Harassment Policy

Domestic Violence in the Workplace Policy

Policy for Serving Students with Disabilities

Student Conduct Code

Title IX

Olympic College complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

In compliance with Title IX, Olympic College does not tolerate sexual harassment or discrimination in its educational programs or activities. It is the College's goal to maintain a respectful environment that is free from harassment, discrimination, bullying, hazing, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, sexual violence, and rape. If you have experienced harassment, discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, rape, domestic/dating violence, stalking, bullying or hazing, or are aware of an incident, CALL OR GO TALK TO:

On Campus:

  • OC Title IX Coordinator, (360) 475-7125, CSC 317
  • OC Human Resource Executive Director, (360) 475-7300, CSC 524
  • OC Campus Safety, (360) 475-7800, FSB 205
  • OC Vice President for Student Success and Achievement, (360) 475-7474, HSS 201
  • OC Counseling Center, (360) 475-7530, HSS 7530

Off Campus:

  • Kitsap County Crisis Clinic, (360) 479-3033
  • Kitsap Sexual Assault Center, (360) 479-8500 or (866) 831-2050
  • Mason County Crisis Clinic, (360) 586-2800
  • Prevention Advocacy & Specialized Services, Sexual Assault, Mason County, (360) 490-5228
  • Washington State Employee Assistance Program, (877) 313-4455
  • Local Police, 9-1-1

External Resources

Any student, employee, applicant for admission or employment, or member of the public using Olympic College facilities who believes he/she has been discriminated against has the right to bypass the internal college process and file a discrimination complaint with one of the agencies listed below or any other agency with the jurisdiction to hear such complaints. Individuals seeking assistance from state and federal agencies need to be aware that many agencies have strict timelines regarding the filing of complaints.


U.S. Department of Education
915 Second Avenue Room 3310
Seattle, WA  98174-1099
(206) 607-1600 • (800) 877-8339 TTY

909 First Avenue, Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98104-1061
(206) 220-6883 • (206) 220-6882 TTY

711 South Capitol Way, Suite 402
PO Box 42490
Olympia, WA 98504-2490
(360) 753-6770
1-800-300-7525 TTY

Office for Civil Rights
915 Second Avenue, Room 3310
Seattle, WA 98174-1099
(206) 220-7900 • (206) 220-7907 TTY