UT Tyler

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 for a disability from the ADA Coordinator, Human Resource Department; or by making such a request to the employee's immediate supervisor, either verbally or in writing.

Supervisors: Supervisors who receive a request for accommodation shall immediately notify the ADA Coordinator, Human Resource Department; 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 ADA Coordinator, Human Resource Department, and notify that office of such referral.

 

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

 

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