Report discrimination

Durham College is committed to maintaining an environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. The Office of Student Diversity, Inclusion and Transitions investigates complaints of discrimination and harassment based on:

  • Age
  • Ancestry, colour, race
  • Citizenship
  • Ethnic origin
  • Place of origin
  • Creed
  • Disability
  • Family status
  • Marital status
  • Gender identity, gender expression
  • Receipt of public assistance
  • Record of offences
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation.

Complaints of discrimination and harassment can be made formally or informally.

Informal complaint: Information complaints are usually managed through discussion or mediation with the diversity officer.

Formal complaint: Formal complaints require a written complaint by the student and will result in a higher level of investigation.

Durham College’s Discrimination & Harassment policy can be found here.

If you believe that you may be experiencing discrimination, please contact the Office of Student Diversity, Inclusion and Transitions at 905.721.2000 ext. 2855 or

In-person visits may be made at the Office of Student Diversity, Inclusion and Transitions located in CFCE Room 131 of the Student Services building. Consultations are confidential and informal complaints are managed with your input.

The Office of Student Diversity, Inclusion and Transitions offers a safe, respectful environment for the informal discussion of discrimination concerns and quick, confidential resolution.