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Liaison Katie Lavin
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Sterling College (VT)
PA-6: Support for Underrepresented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Favor Ellis
Dean of Community
Residence Life
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, academic support, or other programs to support underrepresented groups on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups:

Sterling College has support groups in various departments. A Veteran's Support Services Coordinator assists veterans, which make up a large percentage of the student population. Also, Community Advisors are trained peer support. A Queer Circle and a Women's Circle group also both exist as peer support networks.


The website URL where more information about the support programs for underrepresented groups is available:
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Does the institution have a discrimination response policy and/or team (or the equivalent) to respond to and support those who have experienced or witnessed a bias incident, act of discrimination or hate crime?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team:

An in-depth description of our discrimination policy is on the Sterling College Community Guidebook listed at the web address included here. The response team includes the Dean of Community and one other title 9 coordinator.


The website URL where more information about the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team is available:
Does the institution offer housing options to accommodate the special needs of transgender and transitioning students?:
Yes

Does the institution produce a publicly accessible inventory of gender neutral bathrooms on campus?:
Yes

We have also been ranked by the Campus Pride Index; our current ranking is here: http://www.campusprideindex.org/campuses/details/203?campus=sterling-college

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