Part 7 Subpart 7-4 Education of Persons With Documented Disabilities

Sec. 7-401. Nondiscrimination Policy of the University.

In conformance with the provisions of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Michigan Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act and other applicable laws and regulations, the University will not unlawfully discriminate against any student or any applicant for admission to the University because of a protected disability. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants for admissions with disabilities and to students with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform college-level work and are able to fulfill the requirements of their chosen programs with reasonable accommodations.

Cross Reference:

Sec. 7-301. Policy on non-discrimination

Subpart 7-2. Statement of equal opportunity in education and services to the public.

Statutory References:

Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 USC 701 et seq.

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 USC 12101 et seq.

Michigan Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act, MCL 37.1101 et seq.

Prior Board Action:

October 19, 2001.

Sec. 7-402. Self-Identification of Persons With a Documented Disability.

Opportunity for self-identification as a person with a documented disability is available beginning at the time of initial application and throughout the period of enrollment and actual attendance at the University. Each person is encouraged to contact the Educational Counselor for Students with Disabilities to discuss eligibility for reasonable accommodation.

Sec. 7-403. Explanation in Orientation Sessions for Faculty.

Explanations of the provisions of the University's obligation regarding education and reasonable accommodation of persons with disabilities will be included in orientation sessions provided for faculty.

Sec. 7-404. Requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

Requests for reasonable accommodations should be made to the Educational Counselor for Students with Disabilities in the University College.

Sec. 7-405. Grievances.

The Office of the General Counsel is designated as the grievance office for concerns regarding violations of this subpart.

Prior Board Action:

Entire Subpart 7-4 included in October 19, 2001 Codification, Phase I.

Entire Subpart 7-4 included in October 22, 2004 Codification, Phase II.