EEO Policy
College of Coastal Georgia - University System of Georgia
Official Title: Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Abbreviated Title: EEO Policy
Volume: CCGA Policies
Responsible Office: Human Resources Department
Originally Issued: July 1, 2010
Effective Date: July 1, 2010
Revised: November 29, 2012

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Policy Statement

No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity conducted by the College of Coastal Georgia.

Reason for Policy

This policy ensures fair treatment of all employees and applicants, as well as compliance with federal and state laws.

Entities Affected by This Policy

All faculty, staff, students and applicants for positions at the College are covered by this policy.

Who Should Read This Policy

All Human Resources personnel, managers, supervisors and employees at the College should be familiar with this policy.


Website Address for This Policy

Related Documents/Resources




The College is an affirmative action / equal opportunity / equal access institution. As such, the College is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected category in its educational programs, activities and employment.

I. Affirmative Action (AA) / Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer

The AA / EEO / 504 Officer for employees and applicants at the College is the Director of Human Resources, located in the Administration Building. Employees and applicants for employment may identify themselves and state what assistance, if any, is needed to provide reasonable accommodations.

II. Actions Covered

Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including, but not limited to, the following personnel actions:

The College’s objective is to obtain, without discrimination, individuals qualified and / or trainable for positions by virtue of job-related standards of education, training, experience or personal qualifications.

III. Employee Responsibilities

Every member of the College is expected to uphold this policy as a matter of mutual respect and fundamental fairness in human relations. All College employees are expected to ensure that nondiscriminatory practices are followed at this institution.

IV. Reasonable Accommodations

For all employees and applicants for employment, as well as students with a disability, the College will provide reasonable accommodations, when requested. In such circumstances, employees should contact the Office of Human Resources, while students should contact the Coordinator of Student Disability Services.


The Responsibilities each party has in connection with this policy are: