700 College-Wide Policies

Information on College-Wide Policies can be found here.

705 Equal Opportunity
Columbia College Chicago complies with all local, state, and federal laws and regulation concerning civil rights. Admission and practices of the college are free of any discrimination based on age, race, color, creed, sex, religion, handicap, disability, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law.

710 Anti-Discrimination and Harassment Policy
Information on the college's Anti-Discrimination and Harassment Policy can be found here.

715 Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (Buckley Amendment)
FERPA is a federal law that protects the privacy rights of students. The policy can be found here.

717 Drug-Free Workplace
All faculty, staff, and students must adhere to the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1989. Any use, possession, sale, or manufacture of an illegal drug or a controlled substance on college property or at a college-sponsored event is strictly prohibited. Violation of this policy will result in disciplinary action that may include immediate suspension or expulsion of students and suspension without pay or termination of employees. More information can be found here.

725 Acceptable Use Policy
The college's Acceptable Use Policy can be found here.

730 Hazardous Waste
Faculty members who handle toxic or hazardous substances in the course of performing their routine duties are required to maintain, use, and dispose of such substances in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations as a condition of their employment.