Accreditation and Equity Statement


Daytona State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and bachelor’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Daytona State College.

The college is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges and the Association of Florida Colleges, and is an approved institution of higher education for veterans and war orphans.

To comply with our Accountability Standards (64-14.060), which provided a basis for quality improvement and for accountability, external accreditors provide additional oversight of academic program content, quality, and effectiveness, and faculty members play a key role in preparing academic programs for external review by accrediting agencies.

Several academic programs (list of external accrediting bodies), at the college maintain state and/or national accreditations or approval by professional associations or licensing boards. All programs with external accreditations develop and implement standards, monitor results and generate reports for their accrediting agencies. All program with external reviews are in good standing, demonstrating the quality of academic programs at Daytona State College.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

Daytona State College prohibits discrimination and provides equal opportunity in employment and education services to all individuals without regard to age, ancestry, belief, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Our pledge covers recruitment, admission, registration, financial help, counseling, advising, course offerings, educational resources, facilities, extracurricular programs, health services, athletics, employment and its privileges and benefits.

To obtain more information about the college's equal access and equal opportunity policies, procedures and practices, please telephone or email him at: (386) 506-3973 or

Students with Disabilities can visit our Student Disabilities Services site for more info.

Lonnie Thompson

Director of Equity & Inclusion

Wetherell Center, Bldg 100, Room 316

(386) 506-3973

Robin Barr

Associate Vice President of Human Resources/Employment Equity

Wetherell Center, Building 100, Room 303L

(386) 506-4473

Keith Kennedy

Vice President, Student Development

Wetherell Center, Building 100, Room 210

(386) 506-3562

Alison Mohr

Athletic Coordinator, School of Health & Wellness

Lemerand Center, Building 310, Room 242

(386) 506-3400

Daytona State College Title IX Statement

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex under any education program or activity receiving federal financial aid. Sexual assault and sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX.

Daytona State College is committed to providing a learning, living, and working, environment free from discrimination. Any gender based discrimination, including sexual misconduct which includes but is not limited to, sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking, relationship violence and sexual exploitation committed by DSC students, staff, faculty, vendors, partners, contractors or affiliates will not be tolerated. This applies to academic, education, athletic, residential, and other college-operated programs, events or facilities.

Daytona State College encourages individuals who believe they have been sexually harassed, assaulted, or subjected to sexual misconduct by an DSC student or employee to seek assistance. If you have immediate concerns, please contact the DSC Campus Safety Office at (386)506-4444 or Ext. 4444 (from a campus phone).

While compliance with the law is everyone's responsibility at DSC, the person designated to handle inquiries of Title IX related discrimination is:

Lonnie D. Thompson

Director of Equity, Inclusion, and Title IX

Daytona State College

(386) 506-3973

Sexual Assault and Misconduct

Instances of sexual misconduct occurring on college property or at college related functions which involve the violation of any state statute or any federal or civil law will be reported to the appropriate law enforcement agency for investigation and prosecution. Campus Safety personnel will report such incidents and cooperate fully with law enforcement agencies. The college will not shelter faculty, staff or students from the state of Florida’s sexual misconduct laws. (Legal Authority: F.S. 228-2001; 240.319, SBE 6A-19.08; 19.09: 6A-14.0247).

Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is conduct of a sexual nature or with sexual implications, which interferes with a student’s status or performance by creating an intimidating, hostile or Student Rights & Responsibilities offensive educational or working environment. This conduct may include, but is not limited to: inappropriate and unwanted touching; the display of sexually explicit or suggestive materials; use of sexually explicit or suggestive language or gestures; and subtle pressure for sexual activity, as well as demands for sexual favors, or physical assault.


This catalog is prepared and presented as an informational guide only. Course offerings, fee schedules and other representations provided are not controlling and are subject to change, amendment or deletion by the college as deemed appropriate. The information is taken from Board rules and administrative procedures. These sources may be consulted for additional information.

Please be advised that your photo may be taken and used in materials (including Daytona State's website) promoting the college. If you do not want your photograph used, please contact the Marketing Department at (386) 506-4499.