Notice of Non-Discrimination

Hartwick College is committed to providing a working and learning environment free of all forms of harassment, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, gender, gender identity (including transgender status or gender expression), familial status, marital status, military status, national origin (including shared ancestry or ethnic characteristics; citizenship or residency in a country with a dominant religion or distinct religious identity), predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy-related condition, prior arrest or conviction record, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, retaliation for opposing unlawful discriminatory practices, or other classes protected by applicable law.

Gender discrimination and sexual harassment are prohibited based on Federal Law Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and New York State Human Rights Law. Hartwick College prohibits sexual harassment and discrimination, in any form, in all educational programs, activities, services and employment practices. All students, faculty, staff and visitors to the College are expected to comply with Hartwick College policy and adhere to a standard of conduct that is respectful of the rights of all individuals.

For additional information about Hartwick’s compliance with federal and state non-discrimination laws please consult Hartwick College’s Policy Against Bias, Discrimination & Harassment and the Title IX & Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Any inquiries about Hartwick College’s non-discrimination policies can be directed to the Title IX Coordinator. Any student, faculty, staff or visitor who has been a victim of or a witness to and/or personally offended by discriminatory practices or behavior(s) may discuss their concern and/or file a complaint with the Title IX Coordinator. Complaints involving the Title IX Coordinator can be made to the Vice President for Human Resources, Inclusion and Compliance.

Vice President for Human Resources and Compliance
Suzanne Janitz, PHR, SHRM-CP
Shineman 110 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m, M-F)

Title IX Coordinator(s)
Cary Dresher, Dean of Students & Interim Title IX Coordinator
Dewar Hall, 4th Floor (9 a.m. to 5 p.m., M-F)

Colleen Bunn, Director of Residential Life/Community Standards & Interim Title IX Coordinator
Dewar Hall, 4th Floor (9 a.m. to 5 p.m., M-F)


The following campus and community resources are available to support individuals impacted by discriminatory practices or behaviors.

Campus Resources:

Campus Safety: 607-431-4111

Employee Assistance Program (Employee Services): 1-800-854-1446

HEART Student Peer Counseling:

Perrella Wellness Center (Student Healthcare Services)
Counseling Services: 607-431-4420
Health Services: 607-431-4120

Title IX Coordinator: 607-431-4293 /

Community Resources:

New York State Division of Human Rights: 1-888-392-3644 /

New York State Division of Human Rights’ Toll-Free Workplace Sexual Harassment Hotline: 1-800-HARASS-3 (available M-F / 9am-5pm)

Opportunities for Otsego, Violence Intervention Program: Hotline 607-432-4855 (available 24/7)

Oneonta Police Department: 607-432-1113 or 911

Inquiries or complaints concerning the College’s non-discrimination policies may also be directed to:


Employees may request workplace related accommodations for a disability by contacting:
Vice President for Human Resources, Compliance, Suzanne Janitz

Students may request academic related accommodations for a disability by contacting:
Director of Accessability Services, Lara Sanford


The Division includes the Offices of: Human Resources, Compliance, and Title IX.

PO Box 4020, Shineman Chapel House
Oneonta, New York 13820
Phone: 607-431-4315
Fax- 607-431-4329