Sac State University Policy Manual

Disability Accommodation Policy for Public Access to Campus Events

Policy Administrator: Vice President for Human Resources
Authority: P.M. 00-13
Effective Date: September 27, 2000
Updated:
Index Cross-References:
Policy File Number: UMD03180.htm

DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION POLICY FOR PUBLIC

ACCESS TO CAMPUS EVENTS

  1. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

    It is the policy of the California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) that all campus events opened to the public are accessible to attendees with disabilities, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and equivalent state laws.

  2. CAMPUS CONTACT

    All questions concerning this policy should be referred to the Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, 259 Sacramento Hall, 916-278-6907.

  3. DEFINITION

    Public events are events that are open to community members who are not students or employees of the campus. Such events include, but are not limited to, theatre and music performances, gallery exhibits, seminars and colloquiums, graduation ceremonies, and athletic events.

  4. DISSEMINATION

    Materials announcing public events should state that the event is accessible, and that special accommodations may be made for people with disabilities. Announcements of public events should include a statement similar to this (when appropriate):

    "Individuals needing accommodations for disability access should contact us at (phone number) at least (number of days) before the event."

  5. FUNDING

    The sponsor the event is responsible for receiving requests for access accommodations, and for arranging for funding of disability accommodations. Advice and assistance may be requested from the Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Services to Students With Disabilities, Facilities Management, and Parking.

  6. OTHER COMPLAINTS

    This policy also does not prohibit a timely filing of an ADA or discrimination complaint with the appropriate external governmental agency (EEOC, DFEH, etc.)

  7. RETALIATION
  8. Retaliation against an event participant for filing a disability accommodation request, or for filing a complaint or an appeal with the Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, is prohibited.