The implementing regulations of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 require that students, beneficiaries, and applicants be informed that the University does not discriminate on the basis of disability. In addition, the Americans with Disabilities Act requires that applicants, participants, beneficiaries, and other interested persons be informed that the University does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability. It is the purpose of these Guidelines to apprise all such persons of those provisions.
Each campus, each Laboratory, the Office of the President, and the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources shall designate at least one employee to coordinate compliance with the applicable sections of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, including investigation of grievances and handling of inquiries.
As required by applicable laws and regulations, the University of California does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission or access to, or treatment in, the programs, services, and activities which it operates. Compliance statements should include the Nondiscrimination Policy Statement for University of California Publications Regarding Student-Related Matters found in Appendix C, which includes nondiscrimination on the basis of disability. Inquiries concerning these laws and regulations should be directed to (name, title, and telephone number of responsible University official).
The individual named in the compliance statement should be the person designated by each campus, each Laboratory, the Office of the President or the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources to coordinate compliance with applicable sections of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and with the Americans with Disabilities Act (see Section 148.20).
The compliance statement should be included on a continuing basis in recruitment materials and publications containing general information that are made available to students, beneficiaries, applicants, or program participants.
Methods used for notification may include the posting of notices, publication in newspapers and magazines, placement of notices in official campus/laboratory publications, and distribution of memoranda or other written communications. Such notices should be available in accessible formats, which may include braille or taped formats.
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