Non-Discrimination Policy

Non-discrimination Notice

Bates Technical College offers nearly 50 associate degree and certificate options in a variety of fields, providing a rich complement of technical/professional, basic skills, and continuing education programs. Degree or certificate seeking students must apply for program admission and register in the degree or certificate program. Bates Technical College will address any barriers to admission and participation in technical or academic programs.

Bates Technical College reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran in its programs and activities in accordance with college policy, and applicable federal and state statutes and regulations. Bates publications are available in alternate formats upon request by contacting the Disability Support Services Office at 253.680.7010. Inquiries regarding Bates' non-discriminatory policies, including Title IX and ADA, should be directed to: 

  • For student matters, Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness and Student Success, Downtown Campus A211, 253.680.7105
  • For employee matters, Director of Human Resources, Downtown Campus A326, 253.680.7180.

If you need assistance due to sensory impairment or disability, contact the Disability Support Services Coordinator at 253.680.7010.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Bates Technical College complies with federal and state laws specifically requiring that the college does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran in its programs and activities.  Bates Technical College will address any barriers to admission and participation in technical or academic programs. This notice of non-discrimination is available in the following languages:

Policies, Procedures and Rights
Members of the college community or visitors who believe they have been the subject of discrimination or harassment should report the incident or incidents to the College Title IX/EEO Coordinator identified below. If the complaint is against that Coordinator, or if for some other reason a report cannot be made to the Coordinator, the reporting individual should report the matter to one of the alternate designees listed below.

The entire Discrimination and Harassment Complaint Procedure can be read here.
Title IX/EEO/ADA Coordinators:

  • (Employees/Guests/Visitors) Director of Human Resourceso
  • (Students) Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness & Student Success

Alternate Designees:

  • Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness & Student Success for Employees/Guests/Visitors
  • Director of Human Resources for Students

Requesting Accommodations

Visit our Disability Support Services web page to learn about your rights and how to request accommodation.