Accessible Events

From the Access, Disability Services, and Resources in the Office of Equity and Inclusion

Event Accessibility Statement for Campus Sponsored Events

Rationale: In order to ensure the accessibility of all campus sponsored events, include an ADA statement on all event advertisements, announcements, emails, and flyers. The statement informs event participants, including students, faculty, staff and guests, who to contact for accommodations such as wheelchair accessibility, American Sign Language Interpretation and/or Captioning. Access, Disability Services will work with the sponsoring department (i.e. event planner) to provide the requested accommodations. In all situations, a good faith effort will be made, up until the time of the event to provide accommodations. Please use the statement below on the bottom of all event promotional materials.

Statement: If you require a disability-­related accommodation to participate in this event, please contact (Name, host department) at (phone number, email) to arrange services. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs.