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Disability Policy for Students

Statement of Policy

Disability Policy for Students (pdf)

Oklahoma City University is committed to full compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. As such, it is the policy of Oklahoma City University to provide its students an environment that is free from all forms of discrimination, including discrimination based on disability in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other university-sponsored programs.

The University prohibits discrimination against any individual with a disability. The University further prohibits harassment or retaliation against any individual requesting an accommodation or filing a complaint for an alleged violation of this Policy.

Non-Discrimination Statement

Oklahoma City University pledges to recruit, select, and promote diversity by providing equality of opportunity in higher education for all current and prospective students, faculty, and staff with respect to hiring, continuation, promotion and tenure, and applications for admission or employment, without discrimination or segregation based on sex (gender), race, age, ancestry, color, disability, genetic history, national origin, marital status, medical condition, religious creed, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, parenting status, status as a veteran, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

The Chief Human Resources Officer, located in Suite 205 of the Clara E. Jones Administration Building, telephone 405-208-5075, coordinates the University's compliance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and amendments, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

Assistance

The Coordinator for Disability Services at Oklahoma City University is Jenny Minsberg. For information, please contact at 405.208.5895 or jlminsberg@okcu.edu.

OCU Law Students are assisted with disability accommodations by Paula Dalley, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at 405.208.5877.