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Iowa Western Community College

Winter Storm

Campus Closed Tuesday 1/22/2019

Iowa Western Community College is closed for all locations, due to inclement weather conditions

Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination

Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination

It is the policy of Iowa Western Community College to provide equal educational opportunities and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, AIDS/HIV status, citizenship, or medical condition, as those terms are defined under applicable laws, in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices, as required by Iowa Code sections 216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. § 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C.§§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.). 

Iowa Western offers career and technical programs in Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources, Architecture & Construction, Arts, A/V Technology & Communications, Business Management & Administration, Education & Training, Finance, Government & Public Administration, Health Science, Hospitality & Tourism, Human Services, Information Technology, Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security, Manufacturing, Marketing, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, Transportation, and Distribution & Logistics.

College admission criteria and any program-specific admission criteria is included on each academic program webpage. Due to accreditation, licensing, or other determining factors, additional admissions requirement are required for the following programs.

Dental Assistant
Dental Hygiene
Nursing: Associate Degree
Nursing: Practical Nursing
Physical Therapist Assistant
Veterinary Technology

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries and complaints regarding equal opportunity and nondiscrimination:


Kelly Fischer
Director of Human Resources/Equal Opportunity Coordinator for Employees
2700 College Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 325-3413


Keri Zimmer
Dean of Advising and Academic Success/ADA Coordinator
2700 College Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 388-6844


Kim Henry
Dean of Student Life and Student Success/Title IX and Equal Opportunity Coordinator for Students
2700 College Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 325-3207

Inquiries and complaints may also be directed to the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, (312) 730-1560, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.