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Filing An Unlawful Discrimination/Sexual Assault/Bullying Complaint

If you become a victim of unlawful discrimination and/or harassment based on a protected status, sexual harassment or workplace violence and bullying, contact the Office of Human Resources for information regarding filing a complaint. If you have been sexually assaulted, a crime may have been committed - contact Campus Police. There will be follow up and an investigation to assure that you are safe and have received all legal options, medical and psychological services, and advocate resources available to you to process the incident.

To file a complaint regarding alleged unlawful discrimination, sexual harassment/assault, or workplace bullying/violence, you may submit a written complaint using the following form:

For more information and additional resources:

Where to File a Complaint

Mailing address:

Office of Human Resources
1900 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405

In person:

Office of Human Resources
2714 Pico Blvd, 2nd Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90405

The District is committed to ensuring that no unlawful retaliation occurs after a complaint is filed concerning unlawful discrimination or harassment. If you have any questions or concerns about this, or believe that you are experiencing unlawful retaliation, please notify the Office of Human Resources immediately at 310-434-4415 or HRInquiries@smc.edu .

More information regarding Complaints and Grievances

For Employees

The Santa Monica Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. All District employees shall have full and equal access to employment opportunity. No person shall be subjected to unlawful discrimination in any program or activity of the District. The District’s Board Policy 3420 (EEO) may be accessed under Board Policy Manual.

For more information, see Human Resources Unlawful Discrimination/Sexual Harassment for Employees.

For Students

SMC prohibits unlawful discrimination and sexual harassment in any of its programs and activities.

For more information, see the Human Resources Unlawful Discrimination/Sexual Harassment for Students.

You Also Have the Right...

You also have the right to file a complaint with the following agencies where your complaint is within the jurisdiction of those agencies: