TMCC College Catalog
B. A student who is not currently enrolled in the System and
who was not registered during the previous semester or
who graduated at the end of the previous semester may
request that the notation of the disciplinary suspension be
removed from the official transcript when two years have
elapsed since the expiration of the student’s suspension.
Such request must be submitted in writing to the president.
If the request is not granted, the student at yearly intervals
thereafter may submit a request for removal of the notation.
Termination of student registration and status for an indefinite
period of time. Permission of the president shall be required
for readmission. The official transcript of the student shall be
marked “DISCIPLINARY EXPULSION EFFECTIVE (date).” The
parents or legal guardians of minor students shall be notified
of the action.
Grievance Procedures Relating to Equal
TMCC is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action)
institution and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age,
race, color, religion, physical or mental disability, creed, national
origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information,
gender identity, or gender expression in the programs or
activities which it operates.
Persons who feel aggrieved because of alleged acts of
discrimination which are in violation of rights guaranteed by
the Nevada System of Higher Education and/or the Institutional
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy
Statement must try to resolve the complaint(s) within the
following procedures. Complaints of discrimination shall be
investigated by the appropriate affirmative action officer
pursuant to NSHE Code.
Filing Complaint(s) of Discrimination
A. Formal complaint(s) must be filed with TMCC’s affirmative
action officer by the complainant(s) on the Institutional
Complaint form. A complainant shall state the remedy or
corrective action which he/she wishes to see implemented.
B. Complaints of discrimination in employment process—hiring,
promotion, demotion, evaluation, transfer or termination—
must be filed with TMCC’s affirmative action officer within one
hundred and eighty (180) calendar days after the discovery of
the alleged act of discrimination. Complaints of discrimination
resulting from a student grievance regarding housing, access
to course offerings, counseling, financial assistance, athletics,
or any educational programs/activities must be filed with the
Institutional affirmative action officer within one hundred and
eighty (180) calendar days after the discovery of the alleged act
of discrimination. Complaints based upon sex discrimination
in admission shall also be processed in accordance with this
Notification of Respondent
TMCC’s affirmative action officer, within five (5) working days
of receipt of the written complaint, shall notify the person
against whom the complaint is filed, hereafter referred to as the
respondent(s) and shall forward a copy of the complaint(s) to
Preliminary Review by TMCC’s Affirmative Action
A. Within five (5) working days of receipt of the written
complaint, TMCC’s affirmative action officer shall
initiate mediation procedures. If this does not resolve
the complaint, TMCC’s affirmative action officer shall
investigate the complaint. If TMCC’s affirmative action
officer believes that there are reasonable grounds to support
the complaint, a grievance committee shall be organized.
B. If the mediation resolves the complaint, a written statement
of mediation’s outcome will be presented to TMCC’s
Additional information may be obtained by contacting the
affirmative action officer, 775-673-7123.
For more information, see the Board of Regents handbook,
Title 4, Chapter 8.
NSHE Policy Against Sexual Harassment
and Complaint Procedure Board of Regents
Title 4, Chapter 8, Section 13 NSHEMay 2003 1
Sexual Harassment is Illegal under Federal and State
The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed
to providing a place of work and learning free of sexual
harassment. Where sexual harassment is found to have
occurred, the NSHE will act to stop the harassment, to prevent
its recurrence, and to discipline those responsible in accordance
with the NSHE Code or, in the case of classified employees, the
Nevada Administrative Code. Sexual harassment is a form of
discrimination; it is illegal.
No employee or student, either in the workplace or in the
academic environment, should be subject to unwelcome verbal
or physical conduct that is sexual in nature. Sexual harassment
does not refer to occasional compliments of a socially
acceptable nature. It refers to behavior of a sexual nature that
is not welcome, that is personally offensive, and that interferes
It is expected that students, faculty and staff will treat one
another with respect.
Policy Applicability and Sanctions.
All students, faculty, staff, and other members of the campus
community are subject to this policy. Individuals who violate this
policy are subject to discipline up to and including termination
and/or expulsion, in accordance with the NSHE Code or, in the
case of classified employees, the Nevada Administrative Code.
Other, lesser sanctions may be imposed, depending on the
This policy is not intended to and does not infringe upon
academic freedom in teaching or research as established in the
NSHE Code, Ch. 2.