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How To Request A Disability Accommodation

What to do if you need assistance to complete your work due to a temporary or permanent disability.

What To Know

  • Disability accommodations can include special equipment such as assistive listening devices or screen readers, worksite and parking accessibility, and flexible work arrangements.
  • Qualified disabilities may include conditions such as (but not limited to) impairment of mobility, sight, or hearing; autism, cancer, diabetes, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • More information:

What To Do

  1. Contact your manager, HR representative, or the Office of Institutional Equity & Title IX (OIETIX)

    • Managers will notify the appropriate human resources representative of any requests brought to their attention.
    • Students need to contact Student Disability Services.
  2. Submit Documentation

    Two forms must be submitted to OIETIX:

    The contents of the forms are confidential and they will not be placed in the employment record file. 

What Happens Next

  • OIETIX will review these requests in accordance with the policy, make a determination and then begin exploring reasonable accommodations as appropriate.
  • The supervisor and the department are responsible for implementing the recommended accommodation, with assistance from OIETIX and other campus offices as needed.
  • The local HR representative is available to assist with the implementation of the recommended accommodation.