The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Title IX of the Education Amendments 1972 (20 U.S.C. § 1681 et
seq.) and its implementing regulations, 34 C.F.R. Part 106,
prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs
or activities operated by recipients of Federal financial
assistance. It is the landmark legislation that bans gender based
discrimination in schools and colleges.
Title IX benefits both males and females. It requires
educational institutions to maintain policies, practices and
programs that do not discriminate against anyone based on sex.
Under this law, males and females are expected to receive fair and
equal treatment in all aspects of higher education.
Title IX states:
"No person in the U.S.
shall, on the basis of sex be excluded from participation in, or
denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any
educational program or activity receiving federal
The United States Department of Education's Office for Civil
Rights (OCR) is in charge of enforcing Title IX. Information
regarding OCR can be found at http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/index.html
ALL students, employees, guests or third party vendors are
covered by Title IX. Examples of Unlawful Practices Under Title IX
Relating to Sexual Misconduct:
Any student, employee, guest or third party who feels s/he is a
victim of gender-based discrimination and/or any form of sexual
harassment should report any misconduct to CCAC's Civil Rights
Compliance Officer who serves as the designated Title IX Coordinator:
Sumana Misra-Zets, Civil Rights Compliance Officer/Title IX
Byers Hall, Room 316
808 Ridge Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Please review the Civil Rights Complaint Procedure
Who Should Report?
Creating a safe campus environment is the responsibility of all
members of the College community, both individually and
collectively. All members of the College Community are required to
report complaints expressed to them by an alleged victim of sexual
harassment / gender discrimination, whether direct or by a third
party, to the Title IX Coordinator.
Title IX: Resources for Victims:
Report of White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault 4.29.14
Q and A TitleIX SexualViolence
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