PHSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, religion or national origin. To ensure continued compliance in this area, PHSC has established an office of Multicultural Student Affairs and Equity Services. This office will process complaints alleging discrimination on the basis of any of the above areas. The responsibilities of the director of multicultural student affairs and equity services include the receipt of complaints about noncompliance with federal or state regulations, sufficient investigation of those complaints to determine the proper College office or bodies to which the matter should be referred, assistance to the grievant in referring the complaint to the appropriate office or body for action, and follow-up on interim and final disposition of the complaints. These functions shall not replace the established grievance procedures for students or employees.