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American With Disabilities Act (ADA)

In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the University does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, or within the operation of any of its programs and activities. The University will try to assist employees or students who encounter difficulties in the classroom or the workplace. If you require special accommodations or services because of a disability, please discuss your needs with the appropriate individual identified below. Medical information is disclosed only to those who have a legitimate need-to-know.

The designated coordinator for student related ADA issues is Cheryl Worley, Manager, Disability Services and At-Risk Programs, Department of Student Affairs. Her office is located in Suite 133-B, University West Building, telephone (361) 570-4287 or e-mail Students are encouraged to review the current student handbook which contains information on many types of institutional services provided to students.

The designated coordinator for employee related ADA issues is Laura Smith, Director, Human Resources/Affirmative Action. Her office is located in Suite 117, University West Building, telephone (361) 570-4800 or email Employees are also encouraged to review Administrative Policy and Procedures, Section C - Personnel which contains many topics of importance to university employees. These policies can be seen at: UHV Administrative Policies and Procedures Index C: Human Resources.

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