The Culinary Institute of America

  • Nondiscrimination Statement
  • Notice of Nondiscrimination

    Notice of Nondiscrimination Audio

    The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment, in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and other federal, state, and local laws.

    The CIA does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, ancestry, national or ethnic origin, or any other protected group or classification under federal or state laws. These principles also apply to admissions, financial aid, academic matters, career services, counseling, housing, employment policies, scholarship programs, medical services, and all other programs and activities available at the CIA.

    The Culinary Institute of America, pursuant to Title IX, Title VII, and state laws also prohibits sexual harassment, which includes sexual assault and sexual violence.

    The HR Director of Faculty Relations is designated as the Title IX Coordinator and Age Discrimination Act Coordinator for the CIA. Inquiries to the CIA concerning the application of the Age Discrimination Act and Title IX, and their implementing regulations may be referred to the Title IX and Age Discrimination Act Coordinator, or to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Education. Additionally, complaints including the procedure for filing a complaint regarding this Notice of Nondiscrimination and the CIA’s compliance with applicable laws, statutes, and regulations as outlined above, may also be directed to:

    Civil Rights Compliance Officers

    Joseph Morano, HR Director—Faculty Relations
    Title IX and Age Discrimination
    The Culinary Institute of America
    1946 Campus Drive
    Hyde Park, NY 12538
    Office: Roth Hall Room S-324
    Telephone: 845-451-1314

    Maura A. King, Director—Compliance
    Section 504/ADA
    The Culinary Institute of America
    1946 Campus Drive
    Hyde Park, NY 12538
    Office: Roth Hall Room S-351
    Telephone: 845-451-1429


    U.S. Department of Education
    Office for Civil Rights
    Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg
    400 Maryland Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC 20202-1100
    Telephone: 1-800-421-3481
    Fax: 202-453-6012; TDD: 877-521-2172

    The complete Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, and Discrimination Policy can be found here. (PDF 454 KB)

  • The Culinary Institute of America

    1946 Campus Drive
    Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499


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