Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator

Our commitment to equal opportunity

To provide equal employment, advancement, and learning opportunities to all individuals, employment and student admission decisions at Gateway will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Gateway will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, creed, religion, political affiliation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, disability, age, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, union affiliation, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any resolution process on campus or within the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or other human rights agencies.

Reporting discrimination

Any person may file a Title IX or other civil rights complaint day or night, by phone or email as indicated below.

For individuals who have a grievance or who believe they've been discriminated against because of a protected class, you can file a complaint using this online report. Gateway will investigate allegations without regard to the legal status of the parties or witnesses and does not report immigration status to immigration authorities.

To report sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, as well as any other form of discrimination, you can complete the report on this page or contact Josh Vollendorf, Director of Compliance/Title IX, ADA, and Clery Coordinator, at vollendorfj@gtc.edu, 262-564-3062, Racine Campus, Lake Building, L101.

Serving those with disabilities

Gateway Technical College is committed to providing access and equal opportunity for all. Reasonable accommodations are provided for all services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. Gateway's 504/ADA Coordinator is Josh Vollendorf, Director of Compliance, 262-564-3062.

View Gateway's Notice Under the Americans with Disabilities Act
Read our 2021-2022 Affirmative Action Plan (AAP)
Watch our 2021-2022 AAP overview presentation (8:38 mins)

Requesting disability accommodations  

To request a disability accommodation, please contact the Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights at least three days in advance at 262-564-3062/Wisconsin Relay 711 or vollendorfj@gtc.edu. Gateway students should contact Disability Support Services on the campus in which the event will be held to request accommodations at 262-564-2683 (Elkhorn/Burlington), 262-564-2006 (Kenosha/Horizon/Lakeview), 262-564-2103 (Racine/iMet).

Removing the barrier for those with disabilities

Gateway is committed to creating an accessible college environment. We take active measures to remove barriers for those with disabilities. To report a barrier (physical, academic, etc.), please let us know by filing a report or contacting the Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights at 262-564-3062 or vollendorfj@gtc.edu.

Commitment to Equity/Affirmative Action

Gateway is committed to making sure females, minorities, veterans, and those with disabilities have an equal opportunity to employment and education This is accomplished through; by taking affirmative actions to reach these populations of applicants and students so that they are aware of employment and educational opportunities at Gateway. In addition, the plan assures that our selection, promotion, and termination policies practices, and procedures are fair and unbiased. The Office for Equal Opportunity, working with other key departments, is responsible for affirmative action planning. The college's Affirmative Action Officer is Josh Vollendorf, Director of Compliance, 262-564-3062.

Strategies to increase diversity of students and employees.

Title IX and Civil Rights training

Students are encouraged to complete our Title IX and Civil Rights training. Those who complete the training will receive a $5 gift card (see the course for details). View instuctions on how to enroll.