Continuing its long-standing policy to support active equality for all persons, Teachers College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or any other criterion specified by federal, state or local laws, in the administration of its admissions, employment and educational policies or scholarship, loan, athletic and other school-administered programs. Rather, Teachers College affirms that it admits students and selects employees regardless of their race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or any other criterion specified by federal, state or local laws and thereafter accords them all the rights and privileges generally made available to students or employees at the school.
Students with concerns about the application of civil rights laws (including Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Age Discrimination Act) may wish to speak with:
Faculty and staff with concerns about the application of civil rights laws (including the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Age Discrimination Act) may wish to speak with:
Individuals with disabilities who seek reasonable accommodations or information concerning accommodations should contact the Office of Access and Services for Individuals with Disabilities (OASID), 301 Zankel, email@example.com, (212) 678-3689.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the TC Title IX Coordinator, Janice Robinson, at (212)-678-3391 or JRobinson@tc.columbia.edu. Individuals who wish to seek assistance outside of the College community may contact the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, (New York Office), (646) 428-3900, OCR.NewYork@ed.gov.
Teachers College prepares an Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report which contains important information for the TC community and is prepared in accordance with the Campus Security Act (Clery Act), as amended by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), and New York State Education Law Articles 129A and 129B. The current version is available at: https://www.tc.columbia.edu/policylibrary/policies/campus-security-report-1242129/.
Consistent with the Higher Education Opportunity Act and other federal and state laws, Teachers College provides consumer information to its students. Links to relevant policies and information are available at https://www.tc.
Current versions of significant College policies and procedures are kept in the Policy Library, www.tc.edu/policy-library. While most policies are available to all, some are accessible only to relevant community groups.
Information on Teachers College web pages is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Teachers College will not be liable for damages of any kind, including without limitation any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, even if the College has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
This website may inadvertently contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information may be changed or updated without notice. Teachers College reserves the right to make changes to the programs and policies described on its website at any time without notice. Teachers College assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions on its website or in documents that are referenced by or linked to this website.
Responsibility for the content of personal home pages resides solely with the author(s). The views and opinions expressed on student, staff and faculty personal pages are the views and opinions of the authors and do not represent the views of Teachers College. Teachers College does not impose any restraints on, nor make any effort to monitor the content of, communications other than those imposed by applicable Federal, State or local laws, including laws regarding the right to privacy and laws which prohibit defamatory material. Teachers College can accept no responsibility for the content of personal web pages.
All graphics, photographs and text appearing on the College home page and subsequent web pages are protected by copyright. Redistribution or commercial use is prohibited without express written permission. See: www.tc.edu/policylibrary/intellectual-property.
For more information about use of College graphics, photographs and text, contact of the Office of External Affairs, ExternalAffairs@tc.columbia.edu.
To report alleged electronic copyright infringements originating at Teachers College, please notify:
Deputy CIO and Director IT Operations and Strategic Planning
Office Location: 241 Horace Mann
Maureen Coughlin is the agent designated under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
All infringement claims must include the following:
Logos and graphics relating to Teachers College and Columbia University are registered and are subject to licensing agreements. If you have questions about legal use of these items or are interested in using or obtaining images, contact the Office of External Affairs (ExternalAffairs@tc.columbia.edu).
To develop pages for the Teachers College web site, start by consulting the college's Web Reference site, http://www.tc.columbia.edu/webref. All websites developed for the College should be hosted in the college Content Management System and adhere to the college's specific branding and content standards. Teachers College requires that all web sites and pages are designed using all reasonable efforts to comply with current Web accessibility standards in order to allow Web content and assistive technologies to convey appropriate information to persons with disabilities.
In cases where a site must be hosted outside the college's content management system, you must contact the Office of the Web firstname.lastname@example.org | 212-678-6647 to discuss your site-specific needs and compliance requirements.
Please visit: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/contact-us
Responsible Office: General Counsel
Last Updated: March 2023