Notice of Nondiscrimination
The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine recognizes, values, and affirms that diversity contributes richness to the college and enhances the quality of education. Students, faculty, staff, and administrators are valued for their diversity. VCOM is committed to providing an academic and employment environment in which students and employees are treated with courtesy, respect, and dignity. It is the policy of VCOM that no student or employee shall, on the basis of sex, be discriminated in, or be denied the benefits of, any education program or activity that it operates. This requirement not to discriminate is required by Title IX and Part 106 of Title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations and extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and Part 106 to VCOM may be directed to the VCOM Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary of the Department of Education, or both.
VCOM’s commitment to the principles of nondiscrimination includes and extends far beyond the federally protected classes and includes, but is not limited to, age, gender, sex, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, ancestry, marital status, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. VCOM has a commitment to nondiscrimination against any individual or group of individuals. VCOM has no tolerance to inappropriate behavior exhibited as an act of discrimination.
Any person having inquiries concerning VCOM’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX, Section 503, or Section 504 is directed to contact the Director for Human Resources, who also serves as the Section 504 Campus Coordinator for Employees, at:
Virginia Campus (located on the 3rd floor of the main building)
Eric Klingbeil, BS
2265 Kraft Dr.
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Carolinas Campus (located on the 1st floor of the main building)
Jean Harris, BS
350 Howard Street
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Auburn Campus (located on 1st floor of the main building)
Sarah Herron, BS
910 South Donahue Drive
Auburn, AL 36832
Louisiana Campus (located on 1st floor of the main building)
Christie Ellis, BA
4408 Bon Aire Drive
Monroe, LA 71203
Any person may also contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, regarding the institution’s compliance with the regulations.