Policy 153 ADA and Section 504 Dixie State University is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
- It is the University’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities for qualified employment applicants and employees and to ensure that employment decisions are made without discrimination, including, but not limited to, decisions concerning hiring, compensation, benefits, job assignments, training, evaluations, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement.
- Dixie State University expresses intent to provide reasonable accommodation, as necessary, to enable an otherwise qualified person with a disability to perform successfully the essential functions of the job.
- Requests are to be made to the ADA Coordinator in writing, when possible, or in another appropriate format.
- The University reserves the right to determine all accommodation.
- Simple, inexpensive, work accommodations may be granted by supervisors to all employees alike without regard to ADA.
- The ADA Coordinator is to be informed of all requests that involve a work change due to a health condition.
- The reasonableness of any accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.
- Temporary accommodation may be made while a decision is pending.