ADA Awareness Committee
The University, as a public institution of higher learning, has an obligation to promote awareness of the skills, rights and individual worth of people with disabilities. It fulfills this obligation by promoting equal accessibility to all university programs, resources, activities and events for all students, faculty, staff, administrators and the public.
To promote awareness and provide information to educate the university community of the unique challenges, legal rights and diversity of people with disabilities, both visible and hidden, provide information and resources, and promote respect of the various cultures within the disability community.
To assist and advise the university community on issues associated with compliance with state and federal disability access laws, including Section 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act and subsequent revisions.
To strive for representation of the entire university community as members of the committee.