Disability Resource Center

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About the Disability Resource Center


Mission Statement


The mission of the Disability Resource Center (DRC) is to provide qualified persons with disabilities equal access to University programs, services, and activities. This is accomplished by fostering an environment which supports the understanding and acceptance of persons with disabilities throughout the University community, and the provision of reasonable and appropriate accommodations. The DRC affirms the right of persons with disabilities to obtain access in a manner promoting dignity and independence.


DRC Goals


Evaluate requests for reasonable accommodation from University employees and students to ensure adherence to the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Promote University disability awareness through workshops, in-service training, and consultation with departments, faculty, and community activities.

Provide academic, personal, and career counseling to assist students in the development of personal and financial independence.

Provide supportive services to individuals with disabilities, including academic assistance, adaptive equipment, counseling, readers, transcribers, interpreters, and advocacy to ensure equal access to education, employment, and other University programs.

Review architectural and program accessibility and make recommendations for the removal of barriers. Fill out online Barrier Alert form here.

Provide support to faculty by providing training, designing accommodations, and consulting on disability-related issues.

Assist the University in achieving compliance with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. This responsibility includes providing services and accommodations to students, faculty, and staff.