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Notice of Non-Discrimination

Mercy College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the College community (including but not limited to contractors, vendors or visitors) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic, or retaliated against for making a compliant regarding such adverse treatment. 

The College is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations when appropriate to individuals with disabilities, individuals observing religious practices, and employees who have pregnancy or childbirth-related medical conditions. Retaliation for reporting or opposing discrimination, cooperating with an investigation of a discrimination complaint, or requesting an accommodation is also prohibited.

The College's policy addressing discrimination and harassment is set forth more fully in the Mercy College Policy on Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination. Please report incidents with our Discrimination Compliance form. The College's policy addressing sexual harassment, gender-based harassment and sexual violence is set forth more fully in the Mercy College Policies and Procedures Relating to Sexual Misconduct

Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to Elizabeth Spadaccini, Interim Title IX Coordinator and Equity Compliance Specialist,, (914) 674-7679.