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2020-2021 Student Handbook 
2020-2021 Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2020-2021 Student Handbook


On behalf of everyone at Colorado Mountain College, we are pleased that you have chosen us as your place of learning. We are committed to providing you with quality learning experiences in a caring, safe and supportive environment.

Please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the contents of this student handbook. It is designed to provide you with excellent information about the numerous college and community resources available to you as a CMC student. Being a college student carries with it responsibilities to yourself and others to maintain a collegial environment that is dedicated to learning. Your success will be determined by your willingness to work hard, meet new people and ask for assistance when you encounter difficulties. We are here to facilitate your success. Have a great school year and take part in the wonderful learning opportunities that are available to you at Colorado Mountain College.  Best wishes for a successful year!

-Colorado Mountain College Faculty and Staff

Notice of Non-discrimination

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Colorado Mountain College does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family and genetic information, in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and as provided in other applicable statutes and College policies. The College prohibits sexual and gender-based harassment, including sexual assault, and other forms of interpersonal violence.  Colorado Mountain 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.

Student Inquiries

The following person has been designated to serve as the overall coordinator of student inquiries under Title IX, the Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and other College policies prohibiting discrimination:

Lisa Doak,Title IX Coordinator
802 Grand Avenue, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601

Students also may contact the following persons who have been designated as Deputy Title IX Coordinators:

Campus Deputy Title IX Coordinator Email Phone 
Aspen & Carbondale Margaret Clement, Assistant Dean of Instruction & Site Administrator mtclement@coloradomtn.edu 970-925-7740 ext 2430
Breckenridge & Dillon Nicole Fazande, Assistant Dean of Academic & Student Affairs nfazande@coloradomtn.edu 970-968-5805 ext 2805
Vail/Eagle Valley Marc Brennan, Vice President and Campus Dean mabrennan@coloradomtn.edu 970-569-2913
Leadville & Salida Carolyn Lawrence, Associate Dean for Student Affairs cmlawrence@coloradomtn.edu 970-870-4463
Rifle Chip Thomas, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs rmthomas@coloradomtn.edu 970-625-6955
Spring Valley & Glenwood Springs Lisa Runck, Associate Dean of Student Affairs lrunck@coloradomtn.edu 970-947-8212
Steamboat Springs Carolyn Lawrence, Associate Dean for Student Affairs cmlawrence@coloradomtn.edu 970-870-4463

Employee Inquiries

The following person has been designated to handle employee inquiries regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and other employee complaints of unlawful discrimination other than Title IX matters:

Angela Wurtsmith, Executive Director of Human Resources
802 Grand Avenue, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601

Employee inquiries under Title IX should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator listed under Student Inquiries above.

Other Resources

  • U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Building, 1244 Speer Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204-3582, Telephone: 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov.
  • Colorado Department of Higher Education, 1600 Broadway, Suite 2200, Denver, CO 80202, Telephone: 303-862-3001, http://highered.colorado.gov.
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Denver Field Office, 950 17th Street, Suite 300, Denver, Colorado 80202, Telephone 800-669-4000, www.eeoc.gov/employees/howtofile.cfm
  • Colorado Civil Rights Division, 1560 Broadway, Suite 825, Denver, Colorado 80202, Telephone 303-894-2997, DORA_CCRD@State.co.us.