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Notice of Non-Discrimination

General Information

The Lakes Region Community College is one of seven colleges in the Community College System of New Hampshire. For information on any of them dial toll-free 1-800-247-3420.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Statement of Non-Discrimination
Lakes Region Community College is committed to creating and maintaining a positive and productive learning environment for students, a professional setting for its employees, and a community atmosphere grounded in mutual respect, dignity, and integrity. In light of these objectives, LRCC prohibits all manner of discrimination in the administration of its employment programs and practices on the basis of unlawful criteria including race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, and veteran status, as defined under applicable law. This statement is a reflection of the mission of the Community College System and its Colleges and refers to, but is not limited to, the provisions of the following laws, as amended:

  • Equal Pay Act of 1963
  • Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Civil Rights Act of 1991
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
  • Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972
  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
  • Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008
  • Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974
  • Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008

Inquiries regarding discrimination may be directed to Larissa Baia, VPSA, Lakes Region CC, (603) 524-3207,  or to Sara A. Sawyer, Director of Human Resources for the Community College System of NH, 26 College Drive, Concord, NH 03301, (603) 271-6300. Inquiries may also be directed to the US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, J.W. McCormack Post Office and Courthouse, Room 701, 01-0061, Boston, MA 02109-4557, (617) 223-9662, FAX: 617-223-9669, TDD: 617-223-9695, or Email: OCR_Boston@ed.gov; the NH Commission for Human Rights, 2 Chennell Drive, Concord, NH 03301, (603) 271-2767, FAX: 603-271-6339; and/or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, JFK Federal Building, 475 Government Center, Room 475, Boston, MA 02203, (617) 565-3200 or 1-800-669-4000, FAX: 617-565-3196, TTY: 617-565-3204 or 1-800-669-6820.

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Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunities

The CCSNH shall provide equal opportunity to employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or lawful political activity.

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Affirmative Action

The College President serves as the Affirmative Action representative for the college. For issues related to Affirmative Action, you may reach the President at Lakes Region CC , (603) 524-3207.

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Enrollment

Students may matriculate in degree, professional certificates and certificate programs on a full - or part-time basis and enroll in classes offered in the day and evening.  Students may extend their coursework beyond the number of semesters outlined in the program profiles. Non-matriculated students may attend, taking credit and non-credit courses days or evenings.

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Completion/Graduation Rate

Of the 222 full-time degree/certificate-seeking students entering LRCC in the fall of 2008, 79 completed their programs within 150% of the normal time, resulting in a graduation rate of 36%.

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Transferability

Lakes Region Community College offers over forty degrees, professional certificates and certificates. In addition to these programs, there exists many opportunities to start your education here and continue your education with other institutions of higher education. Our students now benefit from many articulation agreements and guaranteed transfer programs to many other colleges. The transfer process can be started at any time while attending Lakes Region CC. It’s never too early, however, the sooner the process is started the easier it is to meet transfer requirements and maximize transfer credits and options.

With increased transferability of courses and programs, greater opportunities and possibilities for continuing education now exist. The Associate in Arts curriculum is designed to offer students an opportunity to take the first two years of a liberal arts college curriculum at Laconia and transfer to four-year institutions. Students may start these programs in the fall, spring or summer. Grades of a C or better are generally required to transfer. It is important for students interested in transferring or continuing their education to work closely with their faculty advisors, the college transfer counselor and the institution to which they intend to transfer.

    Civil Rights Act of 1991
    • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
    • Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972
    • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
    • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
    • Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008
    • Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974
    • Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008

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