The Affirmative Action Pluralism & Diversity/Compliance Office monitors the College’s equal opportunity and affirmative action programs and policies. These policies cover application for and participation in educational programs, recreational activities and all phases of the employment process. The College has affirmative action programs for women, minorities, people with disabilities and Vietnam-Era, disabled and other eligible Veterans.
It is the policy of The City University of New York—applicable to all colleges and units— to recruit, employ, retain, promote, and provide benefits to employees and to admit and provide services for students without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, marital status, partnership status, disability, genetic information, alienage, citizenship, military or veteran status, pregnancy, or status as a victim of domestic violence/stalking/sex offenses, unemployment status, or any other legally prohibited basis in accordance with federal, state and city laws. This policy is set forth more fully in CUNY’s Policy on Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination.
Sexual harassment, gender harassment and sexual violence, forms of sex or gender discrimination, are also prohibited at CUNY. This policy is set forth fully in CUNY’s Policy on Sexual Misconduct.
It is also the University’s policy to provide reasonable accommodations when appropriate to individuals with disabilities, individuals observing religious practices, employees who have pregnancy or childbirth-related medical conditions, or employees who are victims of domestic violence/stalking/sex offenses.
Retaliation for reporting or opposing discrimination, cooperating with an investigation of a discrimination complaint, or requesting an accommodation is also prohibited.
President Call's Reaffirmation of Commitment to Diversity/Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (PDF)
The following person has been designated at Queensborough Community College to handle inquiries and complaints relating to CUNY’s Policy on Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination:
Josephine A. Pantaleo
Administration Building 309
The following person has been designated at Queensborough Community College to handle inquiries and complaints relating to CUNY’s Policy on Sexual Misconduct:
Mary Jane Shaw
Queensborough Community College
Affirmative Action, Pluralism & Diversity / Compliance Office
Administration Building Room 309
Bayside, New York 11364
Telephone: (718) 631-6391
Fax: (718) 281-5668
Equal Employment Opportunity:
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. The City University of New York/QCC is an EEO/IRCA/ADA employer.