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ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and Accessibility
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title I) prohibits private employers, state and local governments, employment agencies and labor unions from discriminating against qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, job training, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. The ADA covers employers with 15 or more employees, including state and local governments. It also applies to employment agencies and to labor organizations. The ADA's nondiscrimination standards also apply to federal sector employees under section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act, as amended, and its implementing rules.
Santa Rosa Junior College seeks to make all programs and services, including electronic and information technology, accessible to people with disabilities. In this spirit, and in accordance with the provisions of Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the College provides students, faculty, staff, and visitors with reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to the programs and activities of the College.
Students with disabilities should contact the Disability Resources Department.
Employees with disabilities should contact the Human Resources Department for assistance.
The Vice President of Human Resources serves as compliance officer for student, staff, and community matters concerning ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) regulations.
To report any barriers to facilities, programs, or services, please contact the ADA Coordinator.
District Accessibility Committee
The District Accessibility Committee is established to: assist the District in interpretation of and compliance with Section 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and other related laws and regulations; identify and recommend to the District the removal of any barriers for persons with disabilities; develop and recommend District policy to ensure the prevention of future barriers for persons with disabilities; develop and maintain District procedures that ensure the prevention of barriers for persons with disabilities; conduct regular assessment of accessibility of District facilities, programs and technology for the ADA and Section 508 Transition Plans; review and monitor progress toward the removal of identified barriers; develop a District evacuation plan for persons with disabilities and conduct regular trainings for staff and faculty; promote the knowledge and understanding of accessibility.
Date last updated: January 8, 2013
Santa Rosa Junior College is officially accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges