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Disability Appeal Procedure

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    UMES is committed to ensuring that qualified faculty, staff, students, and visitors are provided access to all programs and services of the university.  Any person who feels that he or she has been the subject of discrimination based on their disability, or feels the accommodations services provided are inappropriate, should seek resolution through the Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance (OIE). 

     

    UMES has adopted an appeals process for disability-related matters to ensure a community members rights and privileges are protected. Students are encouraged to contact the OIE for a meeting to discuss the appeal and concern. Employees are encouraged to complete the following Appeal Request Form and to follow submission directions contained in that form.

     

    ADA and Section 504 Compliance Officer

    The ADA and Section 504 Compliance Officer for the university is committed to ensure that individuals with disabilities have equal access to opportunities to all programs and services offered at UMES. For questions or concerns regarding access to programs and services please contact the ADA and Section 504 Compliance Officer for the university. Every effort will be made to resolve the situation or concern. The ADA and Section 504 Compliance Officer for UMES is:

     

    Contact:    Jason A. Casares
                     Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance
                     Early Childhood Research Center, Suite 1129
                     Phone: 410-651-6135  
                     Email: jacasares@umes.edu or ADA@umes.edu 

     

    To Report an Access Issue

    If you have difficulty accessing information or documents from any web page on the UMES site and would like to be provided with an accessible alternative, contact ADA@umes.edu.

      

    If you have difficulty accessing the offered programs and services at UMES, or if you are a student or employee of UMES and would like to report an access issue, please contact ADA@umes.edu.