Rights and Responsibilities of Individuals with Disabilities

Rights:

To an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from employment, courses, academic programs, services, and activities offered through the University;
To an equal opportunity to work and learn through reasonable accommodations, auxiliary aids, or services;
To appropriate confidentiality of all disability-related information except as disclosure is required/permitted by law;
To information made reasonably available in accessible formats.
To determine whether or not to access accommodations.

Responsibilities:

To meet qualifications and maintain essential institutional standards for employment, academic programs, services, and activities;
To self-identify as an individual with a disability, when an accommodation is needed, and to seek information, counsel, and assistance as necessary;
To provide documentation (from an appropriate professional) of a disability and demonstrate or document how the disability limits participation in employment, programs, services, or activities;