13.15 Accommodations of Disabilities
To provide guidelines regarding the University's compliance with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA), and other applicable federal and state laws and regulations.
No qualified individual with a disability shall, by reason of such disability, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of the services, programs, or activities of the University, or be subjected to unlawful discrimination by the University. This policy applies to all aspects of campus activities including employment, education, student programming, and services provided to the community at-large.
Students: In order to receive assistance with requests for accommodations, a student with a disability must contact Student Disability Services.
Employees: An employee with a disability who wishes to request an accommodation must contact his/her supervisor or Faculty and Staff Disability Services located in Human Resource Services.
Visitors: A visitor with a disability who wishes to request an accommodation should contact Faculty and Staff Disability Services. Prospective employees may also contact the department head to whom they are making application.
All University employees in a supervisory capacity are required to report to Faculty and Staff Disability Services any request for accommodation received.
If an employee or student feels his/her rights under the Rehabilitation Act, the ADA, and/or the ADAAA have been violated, s/he may consult with the Office of Compliance and Equity Management and/or utilize the procedures outlined in the Discrimination and Harassment Policy. The Assistant to the President for Compliance and Equity Management is the designated ADA Compliance Officer.
For additional information, visit http://www.uni.edu/disability or contact the Office of Compliance and Equity Management, 117 Gilchrist, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0028, (319) 273-2846, email@example.com, www.uni.edu/equity.
Office of Compliance and Equity Management, approved November 2010
President's Cabinet, approved December 13, 2010