Dr. Gwendolyn W. Stephenson District Administration Center
Welcome to the Equity & Diversity Office

Hillsborough Community College is an equal access/equal opportunity employer that makes employment and education-related decisions without regard to race, color, gender, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other bias that is or may be prohibited by law.  In addition, the college does not discriminate in employment practices or in the admission and treatment of students.  HCC is committed to equitable treatment for all students and employees and to a learning and working environment free of discrimination and harassment for current as well as future students and employees.  The college provides equal educational opportunities for qualified individuals with disabilities and complies with, as well as supports, the Americans with Disabilities Act.  (Click here for the HCC Equity Statement in Spanish) 

HCC's Equity Officer ensures compliance with federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination and sexual harassment. The Equity Office values and responds to equity-related complaints in a very confidential and timely manner.  Employees and students who believe they have been a victim of discrimination or sexual harassment should contact:

Dr. Joan B. Holmes
Special Assistant to the President for Equity and Special Programs & Title IX Officer
Dr. Gwendolyn W. Stephenson District Administration Center
39 Columbia Drive, Room 718
Tampa, Florida 33606
Office: 813-253-7043
Fax: 813-253-7553