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Non-Discrimination Policy

At American River College, we value equity and diversity. That's why we work toward just and fair inclusion into a society in which all people can participate, prosper, and reach their full potential.

No person shall be unlawfully discriminated against, harassed, or excluded from any benefits, activities, or programs because they possess of any of the following characteristics (actual or perceived):

  • Ethnic group identification
  • Race or color
  • Sex, gender, gender identity, or gender expression
  • Pregnancy or childbirth-related condition
  • Sexual orientation or sexual identity
  • Religion or religious creed
  • Age (over forty)
  • National origin or ancestry
  • Physical or mental disability
  • Medical condition
  • Political affiliation or belief
  • Military and veteran status
  • Marital status

In addition, retaliation against a person who files a complaint, refers a matter for investigation, participates in an investigation, or serves as an advocate for a complainant or respondent is prohibited by district policy.

For more information or to file a complaint, contact the American River College Equity Officer at