Office for Institutional Equity & Access

Americans with Disabilities Act - Reasonable Accommodations Request

The university follows Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board policies on provisions for reasonable accommodations. The following procedures are to be used when seeking accommodations. 

Job Applicants

  1. Individuals seeking employment at SCSU who may require accommodations in the application process should contact the Human Resources Office for information (humanresources@stcloudstate.edu  or (Phone : 320-308-3203).
  2. If the requested accommodation is denied, the applicant should contact AAO (affirmativeaction@stcloudstate.edu or (Phone: 320-308-5123).

Students

  1. Students who have disabilities should sign up with SAS to be authorized academic accommodations.  Students seeking accommodation are encouraged to work with their respective instructor. Should the instructor be unable or unwilling to meet the student’s request, the student should contact Student Accessibility Services to make a formal request.
  2. SAS will approve or deny the request for accommodation. If the accommodation is approved, SAS will take the necessary steps to see that the accommodation is provided.
  3. If the requested accommodation is denied or a suitable resolution cannot be reached at that level, the student has the right to access the SAS complaint procedure or university’s affirmative action complaint process or file a complaint with the Department of Human Rights.

Employees

  1. Employees are encouraged to request reasonable accommodations from supervisors.
  2. Should the supervisor and employee not be able to agree to a reasonable accommodation, the issue should be referred to the ADA Coordinator. If the accommodation is approved, the ADA coordinator will take the necessary steps to see that the accommodation is provided.
  3. If the requested accommodation is denied or a suitable resolution cannot be reached at that level, the ADA Coordinator shall advise the employee of his/her right to access the Affirmative Action complaint process or file a complaint with the Department of Human Rights.