Disclaimers & Legal Notices

ADA Accessibility

Reasonable accommodations for students will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities. To make a request, please contact Becky Young, Special Populations Coordinator. For accommodations for LCC employees, contact Becky Young or Jenni Mortimeyer, HR Director.

Background & Drug Checks

Criminal background and drug checks are required of students entering all health-related certificate and/or degree programs. Certain offenses will preclude you from enrolling in a health program. Students should check with the program chair for specific requirements and due dates.

Campus Security Report/Clery Act

In compliance with the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990, campus crime statistics and information on campus security policies are available to current and potential students. Visit LCC Campus Safety to view the full report.

Notice of Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity/Title IX

Lamar Community College prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 and 4-120.  The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities.  Lamar Community College will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs.

The College has designated Jennifer Mortimeyer/Director of Human Resources as its AFFIRMATIVE ACTION (AA), OFFICER, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY (EO) OFFICER, 504 COORDINATOR, AND TITLE IX COORDINATOR with the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance procedures. If you have any questions, please contact JENNIFER MORTIMEYER/DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES at (719) 336-1572, EOandTitleIX@lamarcc.edu, or 2401 S Main St, Lamar, CO 81052.

You may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204, telephone (303) 844-3417.

FACTA Information

In accordance with the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) of 2003, LCC adheres to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Red Flag Rule (A Red Flag is any pattern, practice, or specific activity that indicates the possible existence of identity theft.), which implements Section 114 of the FACTA and to the Colorado Community College System’s Identity Theft Prevention and Detection Program, which is intended to prevent, detect and mitigate identity theft in connection with establishing new covered accounts or an existing covered account held by the Colorado Community College System (System or CCCS) or one of its thirteen (13) community colleges, and to provide for continued administration of the Program. If a transaction is deemed fraudulent, appropriate action will occur. Action may include, but is not limited to, cancelling of the transaction, notifying and cooperating with law enforcement, reporting to the Student Code of Conduct Office, and notifying the affected parties.

Grievance & Appeal Procedures

The student grievance procedure is intended to allow students an opportunity to present an issue which they feel warrants action, including the right to secure educational benefits and services.  Learn more about the grievance procedures and processes.

Sexual Harassment/Misconduct

Board Policy (BP) 3-120 and BP 4-120 provides that employees and students shall not be subjected to unlawful discrimination and/or harassment on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion or sexual orientation in employment conditions or educational programs or activities. Report a concern

Smoking Policy

Smoking is prohibited in all college buildings as directed by the Governor’s Executive Order D0036 90. Smoking is also prohibited at all doorway entrances and within 25 feet of doorways and buildings.

Web Accessibility

Lamar Community College is committed to facilitating access to instruction, communication, and business processes for the broadest possible audience. We are actively working toward incorporating the principles of Universal Design and using the World Wide Web Consortium’s WCAG 2.0 – level AA standards in the design, development, implementation, and enhancement, of all web-based information and services. To request accommodations for a class contact LCC’s Special Populations Coordinator.

Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) & Custodian of Records

All CORA requests for Lamar Community College must be submitted to the Colleges Custodian of Records, Chad DeBono, located at 2401 S. Main, Lamar, CO 81052.  See the procedures, including timing and costs, for filing a CORA request.

This is in compliance with the Colorado Community College System Procedure SP3-110.

Student Services Transaction Identification

For each student services transaction, students are required to verify their identification before any service is provide.  Examples of identification can be:

  1. A series of questions unique to that particular student;
  2. Producing a College identification card;
  3. Producing a high school identification card; or
  4. Producing some other form of identification that is considered a “secure and verifiable document” which means it must be issued by a state or federal jurisdiction or recognized by the United State government and that it is verifiable by federal or state law enforcement, intelligence, or homeland security agencies

See more information about Student Transaction policies and procedures.

Appeals to the Colorado Department of Education

Students have the right to submit an appeal directly to the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) when an issue involves one of the following areas:

  • Violation of the Student Bill of Rights
  • An institution’s Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) policies pertaining to transfer, student fees, etc.
  • Failure of an institution to follow its established policies and procedures
  • Failure of an institution to respond to a student’s written appeal within 30 days

The Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) appeal process is not designed to resolve disputes between an individual and an institution that involves grades, billing, terms of employment or athletic eligibility.