Follow the links below to learn more about these institutional, federal and/or state policies.

Title IX

Notice of Nondiscrimination — OCOM recognizes the individual dignity of each employee, student, patient, volunteer, and job applicant. OCOM does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on sex in educational programs, including areas such as admissions, financial aid, scholarships, course offerings and access, employment, and other services. Title IX protects students and employees, both male and female, from unlawful sexual harassment, including sexual violence, in college programs and activities. Effective August 8, 2016, OCOM has designated a Title IX Coordinator to whom questions or concerns about this notice should be addressed: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 75 NW Couch Street, Portland OR 97209. Download OCOM's Discriminatory Harassment, Sexual Misconduct and Retaliation Policy.

This policy complies with the spirit and the letter of applicable federal and local laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its implementing regulations, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

FERPA — The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

Informed Consent and Patient Privacy Practices for Patients of OCOM’s Clinics

Find detailed institutional policy information in the college's Master's Student Handbook or Doctoral Student Handbook.