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Accessibility at UConn

 

UConn is committed to providing equal access and full participation for individuals  with disabilities within all University programs and activities. The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) monitors the University’s compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. The Associate Vice President of OIE serves as UConn's ADA Coordinator and Section 504 Coordinator. These statutes prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability in any service, program or activity. In particular, OIE has responsibility for:

 

  • resolving allegations of discrimination based on disability
  • overseeing and ensuring University compliance with all relevant laws and regulations related to the ADA and Section 504
  • providing consultation, information and referral to appropriate resources for disability‐related issues
  • providing training regarding the ADA and Section 504

 

This website serves as a central resource for information related to accessibility at UConn. Anyone with questions or concerns can contact the ADA Coordinator/OIE by telephone: 860-486‐2943; email equity@uconn.edu; or in person: 241 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4175, Storrs, CT 06269-4175, Wood Hall. 

ADA / Section 504 Coordinator

Elizabeth Conklin, J.D.
Associate Vice President
Office of Institutional Equity (OIE)
241 Glenbrook Rd., Unit 4175
Storrs, CT 06269
Tel: (860) 486‐2943
Elizabeth.Conklin@uconn.edu

 

Deputy ADA Coordinator

Joshua Rucker
Office of Institutional Equity (OIE)
241 Glenbrook Rd., Unit 4175
Storrs, CT 06269
Tel: (860) 486‐2943
Joshua.Rucker@uconn.edu

ACCOMMODATIONS
 

Accommodations may be adaptations to elements of a student's academic program or modifications or an adjustment to a job or work environment. Visitors and guests may also receive accommodations to fully participate in an event, activity or program.

 

INTERPRETING / COMMUNICATION
 

American Sign Language Interpretation or Communication Access Realtime Transcription (CART) for classes, programs or events are available through the University of Connecticut Interpreting Services (UCIS). Videophones and assistive listening devices are also available on campus.

 

CAMPUS ACCESS
 

Each of the UConn campuses have their own unique landscape and facilities. UConn Storrs is a campus founded on rolling peaks and valleys. Information for getting around each campus includes maps, transportation and parking services.

 

REPORT AN ACCESSIBILITY ISSUE
 

UConn strives to ensure physical, electronic, and programmatic access for persons with disabilities. Any access concerns may be submitted via an Accessibility Issue Form.