ADAAA / Title IX

Title IX

The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its programs and activities. Any person alleging to have been discriminated against in violation of Title IX may present a complaint to the Title IX coordinator. The Coordinator assists in an informal resolution of the complaint or guides the complainant to the appropriate individual or process for resolving the complaint.

Syllabus Statement for Title IX:

The University of Dallas is committed to the safety and well-being of all students.  If you believe that you have been a victim of sexual misconduct, harassment, or violence (including sexual assault, stalking, dating, or domestic violence), whether on or off campus, you have options and resources available to assist you.  Students can make confidential reports to licensed professionals in the Counseling Center or the Student Health Clinic, to a member of the clergy or to the Director of Campus Ministry.  Reports made to faculty members must be forwarded by faculty to the campus Title IX Coordinator, the Director of Student Affairs, and/or the Director of Campus Security for investigation.  Additional information related to the process for investigation of complaints is available from the Title IX Coordinator. 

Unlawful Discrimination and Harassment: The University of Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. 

ADAAA and Section 504

The University of Dallas will not exclude or impede an otherwise qualified individual with disability, by sole reason of disability, from submitting an application for employment or from participation in University programs and activities.

Students requesting accommodations should submit their request online here. Supporting documentation should be submitted through e-mail to ada@udallas.edu. Once submitted, the Student Accommodations Coordinator, in consultation with the Student Accessibility Committee, will review the petition to determine if the student has a qualifying condition under Section 504/ADAAA. The Coordinator will also verify that a credentialed professional substantiates the student's request and that the assessment has been conducted within the past three years.  

Syllabus Statement for ADAAA:

Any student who, because of a disability may require special arrangements in order to meet the course requirements should register with the Coordinator of Disability Services in order to obtain appropriate verification.  Upon receiving the letter of accommodation, the student should contact the instructor as soon as possible to make any necessary arrangements.  Please note instructors are not allowed to provide classroom accommodations to a student until appropriate verification from the Coordinator of Disability Services has been provided.  For additional information, you may contact the Coordinator of Disability ServicesDr. Sherry Dellinger, Ed.D. (972-721-4045).

The University will provide any and all reasonable accommodations to facilitate applicants, students, employees and guests with disabilities access to and participation in University programs, events, classes and administrative activities. The Director of Human Resources will designate an individual to coordinate and comply with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

University departments sponsoring events that are open to the public must include as part of the event announcement the clause: Persons with disabilities needing special assistance to attend should contact the ADA coordinator at 972-721-4045 at least 72 hours before the event. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to those requesting assistance.
 
Students who complain of any alleged violations of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 or the Americans with Disabilities Act, may present their complaint to the Coordinator of Disability Services, Dr. Sherry Dellinger, Ed.D. (972-721-4045)Employees who complain of any alleged violations of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 or the Americans with Disabilities Act, may present their complaint to Human Resources at 972-721-5382. 
 
The Coordinator assists in an informal resolution of the complaint or guides the complainant to the appropriate individual or process for resolving the complaint. Complainants who are not faculty, staff or students who are not satisfied with the resolution of the problem by the Coordinator, may ask the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer to review their situation. The decision of the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will be final.

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