Nondiscrimination Notice & Policy

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Goucher College prohibits unlawful discrimination against and harassment of employees, students, and applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race (including traits associated with race such as hair texture, afro hairstyles, and protective hairstyles), color, ancestry or national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, sex, age, genetic information or disability in its program and activities.


The college's Title IX coordinator has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy:

Title IX Coordinator
Goucher College
1021 Dulaney Valley Road
Baltimore, MD 21204
Telephone No.: 410-337-6570

The Title IX coordinator has also been designated to coordinate the college's efforts to comply the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. In addition, the Title IX coordinator coordinates the college's efforts to comply with the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of age.

Inquiries may also be referred to the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education at the following address:

Philadelphia Office
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
100 Penn Square East, Suite 515
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Telephone: 215-656-8541
FAX: 215-656-8605
TDD: 215-656-8604

Formal Complaint of Discrimination Form

Discrimination based on protected characteristics is not tolerated at Goucher College, and formal complaints of discrimination will be investigated in a vigorous and timely manner. The information you provide in this form will be kept as confidential as is reasonably possible, although you should understand that the accused will be provided with a copy of your complaint. You may make this complaint anonymously, but please understand that doing so may impair the college's ability to conduct an effective investigation. Complete the form below or submit a completed copy of the Formal Complaint of Discrimination Form (docx) to file a formal complaint of discrimination. Any questions about these forms may be directed to Goucher's Title IX Coordinator (; 410-337-6570).