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Policies and Disclosures

The academic and administrative policy of the College of Coastal Georgia subscribes to the nondiscrimination provision of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Higher Education Act of 1972 and subsequent Amendments.

The College of Coastal Georgia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity/equal access institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected category in its educational programs and activities and employment.

In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), the University System of Georgia (USG) does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its education programs or activities or in employment. The USG is committed to ensuring a safe learning and working environment for all members of the USG community.  For more information on the Office of Title IX and the USG Sexual Misconduct Policy, please visit:

The Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Officer is the Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and Auxiliary Services located in the Hargett Administration Building.

The College of Coastal Georgia, in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and subsequent amendments, releases no information restricted by that Act without student consent.

The College of Coastal Georgia is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of the College of Coastal Georgia. 

As a member of the University System of Georgia, the College is approved for certifying Veterans' benefits by the Veterans' Administration and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service, the Georgia Department of Education, and the Georgia Board of Nursing.

The Campus Security Annual Report (CSAR) statistics are derived from incident reports initiated and maintained by the Campus Police Department. Data are compiled each calendar year and the CSAR is published and disseminated in January; interim reports may be published throughout the academic year. For brevity in the CSAR, only those crimes recognized under the Student Right to Know Act are included. Incidents such as petty theft (the most prevalent on-campus criminal activity) and other less serious offenses are not enumerated. For serious crime or other safety-related incidents in which immediate notifications are needed to help the College's participants take protective measures, the Campus Police will take necessary and appropriate actions for such notifications. The Campus Security Annual Report can be found at

The College's compliance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), enacted in 2008, may be obtained at