Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabiltation Act 

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY NOTICE OF SERVICES FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES 

Students seeking assistance regarding disabled accessibility, including persons with impaired vision or hearing, should contact the Office of Access & Ability Services Coordinator. Students will be notified that this institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, or the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), is directed to contact the Office of Access & Ability Services Coordinator. 

The coordinator has been designated by the university to facilitate the university’s efforts to comply with the regulations implementing Section 504 and ADA. Students may also contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, regarding the university’s compliance with the regulations implementing Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act. 

The following documents shall be available on the Lincoln University website and from the Office for Access and Ability Services Coodinator:

Grievance Process for Students Denied Reasonable Accommodations or Subjected to Discrimination Because of a Disability” and “Procedures for Students with Disabilities Requesting Services  

SERVICES FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Lincoln University is committed to providing equal opportunities to persons with disabilities in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Students are hereby notified that this institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs and activities. 

Questions that may arise in regard to the university’s compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act should be directed to: 

Gretchen Woods

Coordinator of Office of Access & Ability Services,

304 Founders Hall, Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-0029

Phone: (573) 681-5167

E-Mail: access&abilityservices@lincolnu.edu 

Students who self identify will receive information on how to receive assistance from the Office of Access & Ability Services. These services are coordinated through the Office of Access & Ability Services. The type of service made available is dependent upon documented expressed needs. Examples of such services may include the following: the provision of text on audio tape for persons with visual impairments, learning disabilities or physical impairments, readers for visually impaired students, interpreters for the hearing impaired, note takers, access to chair-lift (keys), and coordination with agencies providing services for persons with disabilities. The university also provides on-campus-housing accommodations for students with disabilities. 

If students find that an academic program is inaccessible, they should report this to the Office of Access & Ability Services Coordinator or the academic dean of their college. Inaccessibility to extra-curricular programs or activities may also be reported to the Office of Access & Ability Services Coordinator or the Director of Student Activities. Every effort will be made to make programs accessible. 

Lincoln University reserves the right to require documentation of disabilities. Students should submit an Accommodation Request Form for disability related services as soon as possible after admittance to the university, in order that expressed needs can be met in a timely manner. 

For more information on Disability Services please visit the LU Disability Services Website

http://www.lincolnu.edu/web/disability-services/