Equity Statement

Lake-Sumter Community College is committed to non-discrimination based on race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, and status relative to Vietnam Era veterans. This commitment applies in all areas to applicants, visitors, students, faculty, administrators, staff and others affiliated with the College.
 
The commitment to non-discrimination is relevant to those aspects of the College concerned with the admission of students and the employment of persons in its education programs and activities, college-sponsored programs, activities specific to Title IX, the use of college facilities, and the choice of contractors and suppliers of good and services. It addresses recruiting, hiring, training, promoting, and applicable employment conditions.
 
LSCC believes in equal opportunity practices that conform to both the spirit and the letter of all laws against discrimination. The College actively strives to build a community in which opportunity is equalized and facilities and human resources are utilized to develop the skills and opportunities for all groups so they can play responsible and productive roles in society.
The College President is the Chief Equity Officer for Lake-Sumter Community College. To enhance effective monitoring and implementation of affirmative action, the President has appointed an Equity Coordinator who serves as a resource person for equity and is responsible for monitoring the Colleges affirmative action program.
 
Inquiries concerning the above-mentioned commitments, including Title IX, should be stated on the Equity Issue Report and Request for Appointment form and submitted to the Equity Coordinator: Christyne B. Hamilton at Lake-Sumter Community College, 9501 U. S. Highway 441, Leesburg, FL 34788-8751; Telephone: 352/365-3592; and Email: hamiltoc@lscc.edu.
 
Inquiries concerning implementing regulations for Title IX may also be referred to the Office of Civil Rights, 61 Forsyth Street S.W., Suite 19T70, Atlanta, GA 30303-3104; Telephone: (404) 562-6350; and Email: OCR.Atlanta@ed.gov.