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Handbook of Operating Procedures

Disability Accommodation: Students

Policy Number: 53

Subject:

Accommodation for disabilities

Scope:

Students

Date Reviewed:
April 2014
Responsible Office:
Diversity & Equal Opportunity and the Office of the Executive Vice President & Chief Academic Officer
Responsible Executive:
Associate Vice President of Diversity & Equal Opportunity; Executive Vice President & Chief Academic Officer

I. POLICY AND GENERAL STATEMENT

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston ensures equal educational opportunity for all qualified individuals with a disability, defined as:

"...any person who (i) has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more major life activities, (ii) has a record of such an impairment, or (iii) is regarded as having such an impairment."

II. PROCEDURE

The procedure outlined for students in HOOP Policy 101 Disability Accommodation shall be followed to address all disability accommodation requests.

Any student alleging discrimination on the basis of a disability is referred to the procedure outlined in HOOP Policy 183 Nondiscrimination, Anti-Harassment and Equal Opportunity.

III. CONTACTS

    • Diversity & Equal Opportunity
    • 713-500-3130
    • http://www.uth.edu/hr/department/equal-opportunity/index.htm
    • Office of the Executive Vice President & Chief Academic Officer
    • 713-500-3082
    • http://www.uth.edu/academics/