VISION STATEMENT

The College shares a vision of a learning-centered education that is responsive to the needs of our service area and is manifested by quality teaching, opportunities for learning, effective educational support services, and access to a quality education. Challenged by change and innovation, the College will move forward to create a future responsive to the diverse needs of students, community, and state.

DIVERSITY STATEMENT

Wallace Community College Selma is committed to create and maintain a quality educational environment that promotes and supports a student body, faculty, staff, and administration that is multicultural and diverse, and reflective of our student body and community population.

Universal Human Rights Pledge

● I believe that every individual has infinite and eternal worth.

● I believe that recognition of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice, and peace in the world.

● I believe that every individual is entitled to dignity and respect, without prejudice toward race, color, gender, disability, language, religion, creed, national origin, property, age, or other status.

● I believe that every thought and every act of such prejudice is harmful. If it is my thought or act, then it is harmful to me as well as to others. THEREFORE, I will strive every day of my life to eliminate such prejudice from my thoughts and actions.

● I will discourage such prejudice by others at every opportunity. I will treat all people with dignity and respect.

● I will strive daily to honor this pledge, knowing that the world will be a better place because of my effort.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Assurance of Compliance with all requirements imposed by or pursuant hereunder, to the end that no person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, or physical disability be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored by this institution. Under this Assurance, this institution is committed not to discriminate against any person on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, or physical disability in its admission policies and practices or any other policies and practices of the institution relating to the treatment of students and other individuals, including the provision of services, financial aid and other benefits, and including the use of any building, structure, room, space, materials, equipment, facility or other property. The College’s facilities are accessible to and usable by disabled persons, thereby ensuring that no qualified disabled person shall be denied the benefits of, be excluded from participation in, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity. Recognizing that sexual harassment constitutes discrimination on the basis of sex and violates this rule, the College shall not tolerate such conduct. Any person who believes him/her, or any specific class of individuals, to be subjected to discrimination prohibited by Title VIPublic Law 88-352, 1964; Title IX, Public Law 88-380, 1972; Section 504, Rehabilitation Act, 1973; the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; and Regulations issued thereunder may, by him/her or a representative, file with the United States Commissioner of Education, or with this institution, or both, a written complaint.

 American with Disabilities ACT (ADA) of 1990:
This is a national mandate to end discrimination against individuals with disabilities in employment, state and local government services, public accommodations and commercial facilities, and telecommunications.
Mrs. JaNett Agnew, of Wallace Community College Selma, is designated as the ADA Coordinator to contact regarding any complaints under the abovenamed Acts. Interested persons can obtain needed information from:
Mrs. Agnew
(334) 876-9393

 officejanett.agnew@wccs.edu

Disabled Student Services
The ADA Coordinator is available to assist any enrolled or prospective student who is disabled. The College will provide academic support services to students with learning disabilities, mobility impairments, hearing impairments, visual impairments, and other disabilities. Upon certification of disability by an appropriate medical authority, the ADA Coordinator will ensure that services will be tailored to meet students’ needs according to their specific disability and their academic major. 
Compliance with Title VI, Title VII, Title IX and Section 504 U.S. Department of Education and Health and Human Services Office of Education 
It is the policy of Wallace Community College Selma; Selma, Alabama not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or disability in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies as required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil rights Act of 1964, Title IV of the EducationalAmendment of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Inquiries regarding compliance may be directed to:
Dr. James Mitchell, President
Title VI, Title VII, Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator
Wallace Community College Selma 
P.O. Box 2530
Selma, Alabama 36702-2530
Telephone: (334) 876-9230