Dear Faculty and Staff:
Thank you for taking the time to review the Office of Disability Services Faculty and Staff Guide. The mission of the Office of Disability Services is to ensure access to academic programs and campus facilities of UNC Charlotte for all individuals. The Office of Disability Services (referenced in this handbook also as “DS”) is part of Academic Services. Academic Services at UNC Charlotte enriches the academic community by offering a broad range of initiatives promoting student success, ensuring access, and enhancing the educational experience of all students.
In accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, The Americans with Disabilities Act and the ADA Amendments, The University of North Carolina Charlotte is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to students with disabilities. Creating an accessible environment is a collaborative process that involves the Office of Disability Services, UNC Charlotte students and all faculty and staff at UNC Charlotte. Please use the contents of this guide to assist you in learning more about disability accommodations and the process for making a determination of services at UNC Charlotte. The Office of Disability Services is available to assist you at 704-687-0040. We look forward to working with you.