Americans with Disabilities Act


Scope: Who is Covered by this Policy?

Employees, Students and Applicants for Employement


Policy

Miami University does not discriminate against a qualified individual with a disability because of the disability with regard to job application, hiring or discharge of employees, employee compensation, job training, or other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

A qualified individual with a disability is one who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the employment position that such individual holds or desires.

A disabled employee or potential employee who requests reasonable accommodation shall identify the specific job requirement that he or she believes should be modified through reasonable accommodation.

Miami University will provide necessary reasonable accommodation if it can do so without undue hardship on the operation of Miami University.

Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513- 529-3560.  Students with disabilities may contact the Office of Student Disability Services, 19 Campus Avenue Building, 513-529-1541 (V/TTY) and 513-529-8595 (fax). All other requests should be directed to the Section 504 and ADA Coordinator, Ms. Kenya Ash, Hanna House, Miami University Oxford, Ohio 45056, 513-529-7157 or ashkd@miamioh.edu.

Questions and complaints should be directed to the Director of the Office of Equity and Equal Opportunity.


Related Form(s)

Not Applicable.


Additional Resources and Procedures

Not Applicable.


FAQ

Not Applicable.


Policy Administration

Next Review Date

7/1/2020

Responsible Officer  

Director of Equity and Equal Opportunity

Legal Authority  

  • Sections 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; and
  • Americans with Disabilities Act.

Compliance Policy

Yes

Recent Revision History

 Edited July 2018

Reference ID(s)

  • MUPIM 3.4
  • OAC 3339-3-04

Reviewing Bodies

Administrative