Mandatory DRS and Title IX Syllabus Statements

I. DRS Syllabus Statement

Classroom Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) and its associated colleges are committed to providing equitable access to learning opportunities to students with documented disabilities (e.g. mental health, attentional, learning, chronic health, sensory, or physical). Each class/term/semester that a student needs academic adjustments/accommodations, the qualified student is required to work with the Disability Resources and Services Office (DRS) at their individual college(s). College DRS offices may only offer accommodations/academic adjustments for their own college. Contact with the DRS should be made as soon as possible to ensure academic needs are met in a reasonable time. New and returning students must request accommodations each semester through DRS Connect online services. To learn more about this online service process, please contact your local DRS office.

 If you have not yet established services through DRS, but have a temporary health condition or permanent disability that requires accommodations, you are welcome to contact DRS by using the information listed on the following webpage:  The DRS office offers resources and coordinates reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities and/or temporary health conditions qualifying for accommodations/academic adjustments.  Reasonable accommodations are established through an interactive process between you, your faculty, and DRS; and only those academic adjustments/reasonable accommodations granted by the DRS are recognized by the college and MCCCD.  It is the policy and practice of the MCCCD to create inclusive and accessible learning environments consistent with federal and state law.

II. Title IX Syllabus Statement

Addressing Incidents of Title IX Sexual Harassment

In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the MCCCD prohibits unlawful sexual harassment against any participant in its education programs or activities. Sexual harassment includes quid pro quo (this for that) harassment, hostile environment, sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking. This prohibition against sexual harassment - including sexual violence - applies to students, MCCCD employees, and visitors to campus.  

The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of sexual violence, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct or communications constituting sexual harassment as prohibited by state and federal law. Incidents of Sexual Misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator, as outlined in policy. MCCCD will provide on its Title IX and Preventing Sexual Harassment webpage a link to all Title IX Coordinators at the MCCCD.  Reports may be filed anonymously at: Discrimination against pregnant and parenting students is also prohibited under Title IX. For more information regarding pregnancy and parenting status, please visit the webpage Working with Pregnant and Parenting Students.

Instructions for Faculty Members

These statements cannot be modified—this includes no modifications of the statement title—and they must be placed in at least one of the following places:

  1. The course syllabus (either in its entirety or as a link to a landing page created by MCCCD compliance), or
  2. As an announcement in the Canvas classroom, or
  3. On any other mandatory course material.