Inclusion, Diversity and Outreach | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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NWACC recognizes that equality and diversity in the academic environment fosters cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for all students. Our diverse ethnicities and cultures, backgrounds and identities, struggles and strengths, make our community all the richer. The college is committed to cultivating a campus culture that respects and embraces diversity, equality and inclusion, and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination.

NWACC offers a variety of services, no matter a student's socioeconomic status, creed, ability, race, ethnicity, gender identity, religion, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Feel free to learn more about our services listed below.

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Title IX

Title IX is a federal law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex in education, addresses sexual violence and assault, and requires schools to proactively address, remedy and eliminate sexual violence on their campuses.

Title IX

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EEO Compliance

NWACC is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity compliance and implements those principles.

EEO Compliance

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First Generation Students

Being the first generation in your family to attend college is a huge accomplishment! NWACC offers a variety of resources to support first generations students with their academic success. 

First Generation

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LGBTQIA+ 

Entering college can be a time of excitement, fear and uncertainty for many students, and we understand these feelings might be heightened for LGBTQIA+ students. Let us offer some assistance.

LGBTQIA+

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Office of Hispanic Outreach

The Office of Hispanic Outreach offers support, language assistance and other helpful resources to latino students, regardless of legal status.

Hispanic Outreach

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LIFE Program

The LIFE (Learning, Improvement, Fun and Empowerment) program at NWACC connects and assists area high school students who may or may not be considering college.

LIFE Program

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International Students

International students at NWACC can pursue various degrees in numerous areas of study, all at affordable rates. Learn more about studying in the U.S..

International

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Disability Resources

The Disability Resource Center ensures students with disabilities equal access to the college's educational programs, opportunities and activities.

Disability Resources

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Veterans Services

The Veteran Resources Center empowers eligible veterans, dependents and reservists through guidance and assistance, so they can successfully pursue their education.

Veterans Services