Equal Opportunity Statement & Accommodation

South Seattle College is an Equal Opportunity Institution

View the Seattle Colleges' Annual Public Notice of Non-Discrimination.

South Seattle College, a member of the Seattle Colleges District VI, is committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity for all its students, employees, and applicants in education, employment, services and contracts, and does not discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity, color, age, national origin, religion, creed, marital status, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, status as an honorably discharged veteran or disabled veteran or military status, political affiliation or belief, citizenship/status as a lawfully admitted immigrant authorized to work in the United States, or presence of any physical, sensory, or mental disability. In addition, reasonable accommodations will be made for known physical or mental limitations for all otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Further, the Seattle Colleges District is committed to ensure that all employees and students work and learn in an environment that fosters mutual respect and professionalism, free from all forms of “bullying” behaviors, including “cyber bullying.” 

Simplified Chinese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese translation of non-discrimination statement (pdf).

Abbreviated Version to be placed on forms, flyers and publications where space is limited: 

Seattle Colleges is committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for all its students, employees, and applicants in education, employment, services, and contracts. For our full non-discrimination statement, visit www.seattlecolleges.edu/nds.  

Updated August 2022

Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the college's Title IX/RCW 28A.640 officer. Please visit the Seattle Colleges Public Notice of Non-Discrimination page for a current list of officers. 

Authority: WAC 132F–148–010, Public Law 101–336, American with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, 29 CFR Part 37

Reasonable Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

South Seattle College is committed to providing qualified students with a disability an equal opportunity to access the benefits, rights, and privileges of services, programs and activities in an accessible setting appropriate to the student's needs. No student shall, on the basis of her or her disability, be excluded from participation, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subject to discrimination under any South Seattle College program or activity.

South Seattle College is committed to providing an accessible setting appropriate to the student's needs, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the disability laws of the State of Washington.

To receive reasonable accommodations, students are responsible both for requesting accommodations and for providing appropriate written documentation as defined in the implementing procedures.

The Access Services Office on at South Seattle College shall be responsible for implementation of this policy and the related procedures.

Legal Authority: US Americans with Disabilities Act (P.L. 93–112) and RCW 49.60.

South Seattle College will make every effort to ensure that the lack of English skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs.


Title 39/Title 10

Seattle College's academic programs of study are approved by the Higher Education Coordinating Board's State Approving Agency (HECB / SAA) for enrollment of persons eligible to receive educational benefits under Title 38 and Title 10, U.S. Code.

If you have a concern about employee conduct please see our confidential portal for reporting.