The mission of the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Farmingdale State College is dedicated to fostering a fair, non-discriminatory and diverse educational and employment environment for the entire College community. As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, the College appoints those most qualified to fill each vacancy. In doing so, it is Farmingdale State College’s policy not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction in the recruitment of students, the employment of faculty or staff, or the operation of any program or activity. It is our intention to continue creating an educational environment that is centered on building a foundation of awareness and knowledge along with a genuine appreciation of culture, ethics, and diversity.
Farmingdale State College’s policy also prohibits retaliation against any employee or person seeking employment for bringing a complaint of discrimination or harassment pursuant to this policy. This policy also prohibits retaliation against a person who assists someone with a complaint of discrimination or harassment, or participates in any manner in an investigation or resolution of a complaint of discrimination or harassment. Retaliation includes threats, intimidation, reprisals, and/or adverse actions related to employment.