Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Disability
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. This procedure is designed to implement these provisions on the campus of UCCS. (Law of the Regents, Article 10: Nondiscrimination, Administrative Policy Statement: Affirmative Action, Title IX, and Section 504 Programs.)
ADA Student Requests and Processing
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs has established an office of Disability Services for students. The Office of Disability Services has been designated the responsibility for processing requests for accommodations and to coordinate compliance with the non-discrimination requirements contained in the Department of Justice regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), including section 35.107 and the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2009. Information concerning the provisions of the American with Disabilities Act, and the rights provided there under, are available from the Office of Disability Services, 105 Main Hall, UCCS, 255-3354.
ADA Grievance Procedure
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs has adopted an internal grievance procedure providing for prompt and equitable resolution of complaints alleging any action prohibited by the U.S. Department of Justice regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Title II state in part, that “no otherwise qualified disabled individual shall, solely by reason of such disability, by excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination” in programs or activities sponsored by a public entity”.
Complaints should be addressed to the Office of Discrimination and Harassment:
Joanne McDevitt & Julia Neville
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO 80918