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Consumer Information

The Student Success Center is pleased to provide you this list of information Richland Community College must disseminate under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, and the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act. Listed below is the type of information Richland is required to provide and the College offices or materials where the information can be found. Please refer to these "information sources" if you need more information.

Nondiscrimination Policy

Richland Community College subscribes to the principles and laws of the State of Illinois and the Federal Government pertaining to civil rights and equal opportunity, including applicable Executive Orders.

Richland Community College policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital or parental status, national origin or ancestry, age, mental and/or physical disabilities (except where they are bona fide occupational qualification), sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics or conduct.

The College’s non-discrimination policy applies to the admission and retention of students, recruitment, employment, and retention of faculty and staff, and access to and treatment in the College’s programs and activities.

Complaints alleging violations of this policy should be immediately reported to the Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) officer, as designated by the President. Complaints reported to the EEOC officer shall be resolved within the College grievance resolution process.

Accreditation Information

Richland Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604, (312) 263-0456, http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org.

For a copy of the Richland Community College Catalog, contact the Operator at (217) 875-7200.
For the Statement of Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity please CLICK HERE.