University Senate Bylaws, Article II., Section 5


The Disabilities Issues Committee recommends University policies, procedures, programs, and services concerning faculty/academic professionals, students, staff, and guests of the University with disabilities.


The Disabilities Issues Committee shall be composed of:
at least 7 faculty members,
2 academic professional members,
4 students (two graduate/professional and two undergraduates),
2 civil service members, and
ex officio representation as specified by vote of the University Senate.

Faculty, academic professional, civil service, and student members shall be appointed by the Committee on Committees.

Duties and Responsibilities

a. To advise the president and administrative offices, including the disability resource centers at each campus and the University ADA Coordinator, on policies, programs, and services for students, employees, and guests of the University.

b. To promote compliance with laws relating to students, staff, and guests of the University with disabilities.

c. To review policies and practices in light of legal compliance aspects, deployment of resources, and effectiveness in meeting the needs of the University community, and to recommend changes.

d. To inform the University community of the special concerns of its members with disabilities and of the available resources.

e. To recommend to the University Senate and the Senate Consultative Committee resolutions, actions or policies as it deems appropriate.

(updated: 7/19/16)

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