Kelly Rueda
Dean of SOAR & Student Success
Ben Alexander Center


Title IX protects both students and employees from discrimination based on "pregnancy, childbirth, false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, or recovery there from. Title IX regulations state that, when necessary to ensure access to its educational program, institutions "must make adjustments to the regular program that are reasonable and responsive" to pregnant student needs. 

NMJC may grant a leave of absence to a pregnant or parenting student for as long as it is deemed medically necessary. Students are responsible for completing all assignments and course expectations. 

Students should contact Kelly Rueda for additional information or to request accomodations.