Reporting a Complaint

If a student believes they have been discriminated against under a protected category or would like to make a report of sexual harassment they can make a report to one of the following staff members.

  • Mr. Courtenay Mitchell, Academic Affairs Coordinator
    Room 1504
  • Ms. Jennifer Celestin, Resource Development Coordinator
    Room 1502
  • Ms. Carmel Urbaez, Director of Operations
    Room 1503A

Carmel Urbaez is the liaison to the BMCC and SUNY UCAWD Civil Rights Compliance, Title IX and 504 Officers and an MEOC onsite contact person for complaints made by students, faculty and/or staff. Jennifer Celestin and Courtenay Mitchell are onsite staff at the MEOC who support compliance in these areas including, but not limited to accepting incident reports from students and following the appropriate BMCC or SUNY UCAWD policy with regards to reports, as well as hearings and appeals where necessary.

If you are a staff member and you feel that you have been a victim of Sexual Harassment or you want more information about how to deal with sexual harassment, or if you believe that you have been discriminated against under a protected category you may contact Chief Diversity Officer Odelia Levy at 212-220-1236 or Deputy Director of Diversity & Title IX Compliance, Theresa Wade at 212-220-1273.

Accessibility of Policies

The policies of non-discrimination, policies against sexual harassment and the grievance procedures are available in a digital format for use with screen readers and zoom text. If you need assistance please see one of the staff listed above.

SUNY Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center
163 West 125th Street, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10027
(212) 961-3231

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 pm