Accessibility For The Handicapped
Office of Origin: Facilities Management, Office of Special Populations
Date Adopted: 10-06-89
Date Reviewed: 08-14-08
Last Date Modified & Approved: 08-14-08
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits discrimination on the basis of handicap against persons in programs or activities receiving or benefitting from federal assistance. In the post-secondary educational setting, Section 504 mandates “reasonable accommodation” as:
the College, its employees and designees will reasonably accommodate impaired students/individuals in the classroom setting/environment.
the College, its employees and designees will reasonably assist impaired students/staff during emergencies and drills that occur on the College’s grounds or in College facilities.
Responsibility: Executive Director, Facilities Management; Director, Special Populations
References: Rehabilitation Act of 1973