Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion (OIDI)

OIDI Mission Statement

  • Promote diversity and equity that is supportive of all without regard to race, gender, age, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, creed, religion, culture, or physical and mental abilities among College staff, faculty, students and administration.

  • Assist all CCAC employees to become diversity-sensitive and cross-culturally competent by offering workshops, speakers, formal instruction and other assistance. 

  • Nurture an environment attractive to international students that connects CCAC to the global community.

  • Monitor College policies, regulations and operating procedures insuring inclusive and equitable treatment of all staff, faculty, administrators, students and members of the public.

  • Change the culture of CCAC by institutionalizing diversity and equity as core values and best practices of the college.

College Nondiscrimination Policy  
The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) and its Board of Trustees are committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment for all. CCAC does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry or place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, use of a guide or support animal due to disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran status or age. Creating, supporting and sustaining a diverse community will prepare our students to be effective in the world outside of CCAC. Questions may be addressed to diversity@ccac.edu.

College Diversity and Inclusion Committee Mission Statement  
The mission of the CCAC Diversity and Inclusion Committee is to be a vehicle for faculty, staff, students and administrators to advise the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI) and support the college's diversity and inclusion initiatives. The committee will review the College Diversity Plan, receive regular progress reports, participate in the annual evaluation and contribute to the development of new objectives. The committee will meet at least once per year with the Citizen's Diversity Committee to receive input from the external community on the college's diversity and inclusion initiatives.

MWDBE Business Enterprise Policy
Community College of Allegheny County, in recognition of its commitment to the community and in keeping with its mission statement and strategic plan, has created administrative policies and procedures to ensure that eligible minority, women-owned and disadvantaged business enterprises ("MWDBE") have equal opportunity to participate fully and fairly in the college's procurement and contract awards.