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TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF ADA COMPLIANCE

Location: Tompkins Hall Rm. 301
Office Phone: 334-727-8186
Mobile Phone: 615-604-1225
Email: smccrary@tuskegee.edu

We are pleased to provide assistance to anyone requesting it. If you need help please ask.

REPORTING A PHYSICAL BARRIER

Wheelchair iconIf you should encounter an accessibility issue, please call the Office of ADA Compliance at 334-727-8186 or by mobile phone 615-604-1225 or email the director at smccrary@tuskegee.edu. The Office of ADA Compliance will inform the appropriate university unit of your notification. Please be prepared to provide relevant information such as:

  • Your Name and Contact Information
  • Building Name
  • Classroom Number
  • Elevator Location
  • Door Opener Location
  • Other pertinent information not listed above
       

STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES

ADA compliance objectsIn keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University becoming an “Outcomes-Oriented University,” the university is committed to providing all offerings in the most accessible way possible by maintaining compliance with standards set by the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended.

To help provide the best possible service to students, staff, faculty and visitors with disabilities, Tuskegee University recently created an office of ADA Compliance. The Director of ADA Compliance will assist anyone with questions about access; provide consultation on policy reviews and facilities planning; and serve as a clearing house for disability access related complaints.

Section 504 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and it’s implementing regulation at 28 C.F.R. Part 35, which prohibit discrimination based on disability, in programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance from the Department and, respectively, public entities. As a recipient of Federal financial assistance and a public entity, the College is subject to these laws and regulations.

ADA 504 ACCOMMODATIONS COUNSELOR FOR STUDENTS AND FACULTY STATEMENT FOR SYLLABUS

The 504 Accommodations Program is in place at Tuskegee University to provide assistance to students with disabilities so they can acquire the necessary resources and accommodations they need to be successful. An ADA 504 Accommodations Counselor is available to serve as a liaison between the student and faculty member.  CLICK HERE for more information on the 504 Accomodations Program at TU. Faculty should use the following statement in their syllabus:                                              

Reasonable Accommodations for Students with Disabilities: Tuskegee University is committed to campus access in accordance with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  Any student interested in reasonable accommodations can consult the Wellness Center at 334-724-8147 or alunn@tuskegee.edu.

ADA STATEMENT FOR TECHNOLOGY

As Tuskegee University continues to increase its varied usage of technology, the accessibility of electronic information is an important focus. The Director collaborates initiatives in this area including the implementation of a plan created by several departments, including but not limited to the Library, Information Technology, Campus Technology, Faculty Instruction, T- CAEIL, ODEOL, and OMC. The goal of this plan is that accessibility in our electronic offerings will not only improve but also become a commonly recognized need.

WEBSITE ACCESSIBILITY GUIDELINES                                                                                          

Institutions receiving Federal Financial Aid are required to make reasonable accommodations to make their website content accessible. There are guidelines in place to help make our web content accessible to people with disabilities. CLICK HERE to find out more about website accessibility guidelines at Tuskegee University.

USDA "AND JUSTICE FOR ALL" and "EEO is THE LAW" 

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. To file a compliant alleging discrimination, see "And Justice For All"  poster below. (Not all prohibitied bases apply to all programs).  If you believe you have been discriminated against in a program receiving Federal Financial Assistance immediately contact the Federal agency providing such assistance, see "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law (EEOC)" poster below.

**PLEASE NOTE: These posters are located in each of the academic buildings on campus and in the Human Resources Office.


USDA

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**PLEASE NOTE: These posters are located in each of the academic buildings on campus and in the Human Resources Office.

EEOC is the Law - poster

EEOSP - poster

Click on image to view PDF version.