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