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Policy of Fairness and Equal Opportunity

  
PCOM policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, religion, creed, disability, or marital status. The policy applies in recruitment and admission of students, employment of faculty and staff, and scholarship and loan programs.  This policy is also followed in the operation of all other programs, activities, and services of the college.
 
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine subscribes to the principles and adheres to the requirements of state and federal law pertaining to civil rights and equal opportunity, in accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended.
 
Evidence of practices inconsistent with this policy should be reported to the Director of Human Resources, who is the designated coordinator of PCOM's nondiscrimination program.  Inquiries regarding compliance with the sex discrimination provisions of Title IX may also be directed to the Assistant for Civil Rights, Department of Education, and Washington, D.C.