UB’s Reasonable Accommodation Policy provides a procedure for requesting accommodations for a disability or medical condition.
Examples of classroom accommodations commonly include:
Examples of workplace accommodations commonly include:
You can find information about including a syllabus statement on how to obtain accommodations, designing course content so that it is accessible to everyone, arranging a media accessibility consultation, and more through the Accessibility Resources website.
The Accessibility at UB website provides information on how to promote accessibility in your courses, as well as conferences and meetings. This information includes guidance on ensuring that electronic information is accessible to people who use assistive technology.
Faculty or staff accommodations are coordinated through UB HR Benefits. To start the process, send an email communication to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the following information:
A full description of the employee accommodation process is available on the UB HR Benefits webpage. Please note that the accommodation process applies to all employees regardless of union affiliation.
If you have been denied a requested accommodation, believe you have been subjected to discrimination, have concerns about your work or classroom environment, or would like other information and assistance, please contact the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.
Contact EDI for assistance.
Disability accommodation can be either informal or formal. A supervisor, manager or instructor can always ask an employee or student if there is anything UB can do to help. The goal is to find solutions that enable everyone to participate in University life and to succeed.