To File a Complaint

In the pursuit of academic studies and other college-sponsored activities that promote intellectual growth and personal development, the student should be free of unlawful discrimination or sexual harassment by any member of the academic community. (Students disturbed by the acts of another student have recourse through the Standards of Conduct.)

Modesto Junior College ensures that its programs and activities, including employment, are available to all qualified persons without regard to ethnic group identification, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, color, or physical or mental disability.

Complaints may be initiated by a student by completing this form.

Complaints alleging Harassment or Discrimination will be handled in accordance with Board Policy 3435 Discrimination and Harassment Complaints and Investigations. For additional information, please visit the YCCD Title IX page.

For matters not related to Harassment or Discrimination

Students may take their complaint to the appropriate division dean or immediate supervisor.  The colleges organizational structures provide the appropriate levels of appeal through which complaints can be pursued. Should you not feel comfortable in contacting the division dean or immediate supervisor please fill out the general complaint form. Complete the form and return it to the Vice President of Student Services office. The appropriate administrator in accordance with YCCD Board Policy 5530 Complaints will address informal complaints.

Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is a form of unlawful sexual discrimination and will not be tolerated by the College.


  • submission to conduct which is explicitly or implicitly made a term or a condition of an individual's employment, academic status, or progress;
  • submission to, or rejection of, conduct by an individual which is used as the basis of an employment or academic decision affecting the individual or has the purpose or effect of having a negative impact upon the individual's work or academic performance, or of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or educational environment; and
  • submission to or rejection of, conduct by the individual which is used as the basis for any decision affecting the individual regarding benefits and services, honors, programs, or activities available at or through the educational institution.  (Education Code Section 212.5)

The College strongly forbids any form of sexual harassment, including acts of nonemployees. Disciplinary action will be taken promptly against any student or employee, supervisory or otherwise, engaging in sexual harassment. 

Non-Discrimination Policy

Modesto Junior College affirms its commitment to equality of opportunity for all individuals. This commitment requires that no discrimination shall occur regarding admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, any program or activity in the College on the basis of ethnic group identification, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, color, physical or mental disability, or lack of English language skills. This policy is in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to enrollment in Vocational Programs. Students who believe they have been discriminated against in any of the aforementioned categories, should contact the Vice President, Student Services Office, in Morris Memorial Building, Room 212, (209) 575-6060.

Yosemite Community College District and Modesto Junior College have made every reasonable effort to insure that everything printed in the published catalogs is accurate. Courses and programs offered, together with other matters therein, are subject to change without notice by the administration of the Yosemite Community College District or Modesto Junior College for reasons related to student enrollment, level of financial support, or for any other reason, at the discretion of the District and the College. The District and College further reserve the right to add, amend, or repeal any of their rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

No Discriminación

Modesto Junior College reafirma su propósito de ofrecer igualdad de oportunidad a todas las personas. Este compromiso requiere que ningún individuo sufra discriminación en cuanto a la admisión o acceso, en el trato o en las oportunidades de empleo, en cualquier programa o actividad en esta institución a causa de su grupo étnico, religión, edad, género, preferencia sexual, color, incapacidad física o mental, o la falta de conocimiento del inglés. Esta política está conforme con el Título VI del Acta de los Derechos Civiles de 1964,Título IX de las Enmiendas de Educación de 1972, Sección 504 del Acta de Rehabilitación de 1973, el Acta contra la Discriminación en el Empleo a causa de la Edad de 1975, y el Acta de Americanos con Impedimentos de 1990. La falta de conocimiento del inglés no será obstáculo a la admisión a los programas de educación vocacional. Los estudiantes que crean haber sufrido discrimación por pertenecer a cualquiera de las categorías anteriormente mencionadas deben comunicarse con el/la Vice Presidente de Servicios Estudiantiles en la oficina número 212 del edificio Morris Memorial, teléfono (209) 575-6060.

Yosemite Community College District y Modesto Junior College han hecho todo lo posible por asegurar que todo impreso en los catálogos sea correcto. La información en este catálogo sobre cursos programas e información sobre otras actividades está sujeta a cambios sin previo aviso a criterio de la administración de Yosemite Community College District o Modesto Junior College por razones relacionadas con el número de estudiantes matriculados, nivel de apoyo financier, o por caulquier otra razón, a discreción del Distrito y Modesto Junior College. Estas instituciones además se reservan el derecho de añadir, modificar, o anular cualquiera de sus reglamentos y procedimentos.