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					Americans with Disabilities Act
        (ADA) Policy

  University of Louisiana at Monroe
American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Policy
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

   The ADA of 1990 provides individuals with
    disabilities access to:
       Employment (Title I)
       Public Services & Transportation (Title II)
       Public Accommodations (Title III)
       Telecommunications (Title IV)
       Other Provisions (Title V)
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

   The ADA defines an individual with a
    disability if the following criteria are met:
     a physical or mental impairment that
      substantially limits one or more major
      life activities of such individual;
     a record of such an impairment; or

     being regarded as having such an
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
   The ADA requires that individuals with a disability
    be otherwise qualified for the job, program, or
    activity for which access is sought. The law
    prohibits exclusion of individuals from jobs,
    services and activities or benefits based on
   The individual must be able to perform the
    essential functions of the job or meet the
    essential eligibility criteria of the program, with or
    without reasonable accommodation.
   The law includes penalties for non-compliance.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

   Requesting Accommodations
       Requests for accommodation may be for a
        current position or a position for which the
        qualified individual is applying. Applications for
        ADA accommodations must be filed with the
        Director in the Human Resources Department.
       After reviewing documentation of each
        request, the Director of Human Resources will
        determine if the employee is eligible for
        accommodation under the ADA.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Grievance Procedures
   Prepare a written statement
   Detail the allegations
   Deliver written statement to appropriate
    University administrator
        Vice President for Business Affairs
        Vice President for Academic Affairs
        Human Resources Director/Equal
         Employee Opportunity (EEO) Coordinator
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

   The American with Disabilities Act Policy
    may be viewed in its entirety on the ULM
    Human Resources Department website.

    For questions regarding ADA contact:
      Department of Human Resources

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