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Inclusion, Diversity and Outreach


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.

There's a place for you here.

 

Resources

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First Generation

NWACC offers a variety of resources to first generations students or those who are the first to attend college and assistance in reaching academic success. 

First Generation

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LGBTQIA+ 

NWACC offers a variety of resources and assistance to LGBTQIA+ students as attending college can be a time filled with excitement, fear and uncertainty.

LGBTQIA+

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Hispanic Outreach

NWACC's 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

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

LIFE Program

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International Students

Learn how to join NWACC as an international student and pursue various degrees in numerous areas of study, all at affordable rates. 


International

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Disability Resources

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

Disability Resources

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Veterans Services

NWACC's Veteran Resources Center guides and empowers eligible veterans, dependents and reservists so one can successfully pursue a higher education.


Veterans Services

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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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Equal Employment

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



Equal Employment