Disability Resources Home
The University is committed to maintaining an inclusive and accessible campus community. There are several offices and units dedicated toward this effort. Visit the links below for more information about their services and organization.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was amended effective January 1, 2009 and it is referred to as the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA).
U.T. Offices/Staff Dedicated to Helping Persons with Disabilities
- ADAAA Points of Contact - Who to contact with questions concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act of 2008.
- The University ADAAA/Section 504/EIR Coordinator – The University ADAAA/Section 504/EIR coordinator addresses institutional accessibility concerns, partners with the deputy ADA coordinator on employee accommodations, and chairs the ADA Accessibility committee.
- Services for Students with Disabilities - Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) determines eligibility and implements academic accommodations, services and support for students with disabilities. The office also provides training and outreach on issues related to disability and coordinates sign language interpreters and captioning for the University community.
- Office of Institutional Equity – The Deputy ADA Coordinator, within the Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) determines eligibility and implements accommodations for faculty, staff, and student employees and provides training and outreach on issues related to disability. OIE also investigates complaints of discrimination on the basis of disability.