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Texas Woman's University Staff Handbook
Employee Benefits: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

It is the policy of Texas Woman's University (TWU) to provide equal access and opportunity to employees having a known physical or mental impairment as defined under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), or the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act. TWU prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in all aspects of the application process and the employment relationship.

ADA gives individuals with disabilities protection from discrimination in employment and in access to public facilities, transportation, telecommunications, and state and local government services.

Faculty and staff with disabilities may request accommodations by contacting the Office of Human Resources (OHR) or refer to the TWU 3.14 "Americans with Disabilities Act" policy.

Students must contact the Disability Support Services Office to request assistance with accommodations.

Equal Access for People with Disabilities:

In accordance with Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Texas Woman’s University will make reasonable accommodations to ensure equal opportunity and access for qualified members of the public who wish to participate in applicable programs, activities and facilities.  For additional information, please refer to policy 3.18 "Equal Access for People with Disabilities". 

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