Office of Human Resources

ADA Accommodations

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Tyler to provide equal access and opportunity to job applicants and otherwise qualified persons with disabilities in compliance with Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008. The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in all aspects of the application process and the employment relationship.

Procedures:

Obtaining Information Concerning Disabilities and Accommodation

Applicants: Applicants can obtain information concerning accommodations in the application process by contacting the ADA Coordinator at 903-566-7234.

Employees or Supervisors: Employees or supervisors can obtain information concerning disabilities and accommodation by contacting the ADA Coordinator at 903-566-7234. Employee requests for information, and the provision of information by the ADA Coordinator concerning disabilities and accommodation is not considered a part of the accommodation process.

Initiating the Accommodation Process

Applicants: Applicants for employment can initiate a request for accommodation by contacting the ADA Coordinator.

Employees: Employees can initiate the accommodation process by requesting an accommodation by submitting the Employee Accommodation Request Form. 

Supervisors: Supervisors who receive a request for accommodation shall immediately advise the employee to submit the Employee Accommodation Request Form so that the official processing of the request can begin. Any supervisor who, in the course of job performance counseling, is informed by an employee that a physical or mental condition may be affecting the employee's work performance shall refer the employee to the Employee Accommodation Request Form, and notify the HR Office of such referral.

UPDATE: If you believe you need an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability including those that are considered high-risk for COVID-19 per the CDC guidelines, please complete the Employee Accommodation Request Form.


Resources

ADA Procedure and Process Guide
Employee Accommodation Request Form
UT Tyler HOP 2.11.1 Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities

 

Additional questions from applicants, employees or supervisors regarding accommodations should be directed to ADA Coordinator.