Complaints & Concerns

Workplace Violence & Bullying


If the threat of violence is immediate, please contact SMC's Police Department at 310-434-4300 or dial 911

SMC's Commitment

SMC PROHIBITS WORKPLACE AND CAMPUS VIOLENCE and strongly promotes civility in the workplace. The District is committed to maintaining a safe, collegial environment in which fear, intimidation and bullying will not be tolerated. Treating others with civility and respect and refusing to perpetuate or tolerate bullying behavior are expected performance standards of administrators, management, faculty, staff, volunteers and students as well as vendors, independent contractors and visitors to the College.

Board Policy & Administrative Regulation

The following Board Policy articulates SMC's commitment to preventing and addressing workplace and campus violence:

The following Administrative Regulation articulates the processes created by the District to prevent and address workplace and campus violence:

Note: SMC is in the process of revising and renumbering Board Policies. See Board Policies for up to date information.

Making a Complaint

A complaint regarding alleged workplace or campus violence or bullying may be made verbally or in writing.

1. Verbal Complaint

A verbal complaint may be made to any of the following:

  • Manager or supervisor

  • Vice President, Human Resources, and/or 

  • Superintendent/President

2. Written Complaint

Fill out a complaint form. Use the following form to make a written complaint regarding workplace violence and/or bullying:

Submit the written complaint to any of the following:

  • Manager or supervisor
  • Vice President, Human Resources and/or 
  • Superintendent/President

For additional information or if you have questions, please contact Office of Human Resources - 310-434-4415 or