Non-Discrimination Policy

Equal Opportunity/Notice of Non-Discrimination Language

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, 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 in accordance with college policy and applicable federal and state statutes and regulations. Inquiries regarding Bates' non-discriminatory policies, including Title IX and ADA, should be directed to:

  • For student matters, contact Lin Zhou, Executive Dean of Institutional Effective and Student Success, at 253.680.7105 or
  • For employee matters, contact Geof Kaufman, Director of Human Resources, at 253-680.7180 or

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

Notice of Nondiscrimination

The college is required to publish an annual notice of nondiscrimination each fall and to have it translated into a variety of languages. View the translations below: