Student Housing and Dining

Self Evaluation Work Plan

Description

This section examines accessibility in University housing.

Recommendations

1. Provide relevant employees training regarding the university’s dining and housing related responsibilities and obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, and all disability-related California statutes, and case law.

  • This slide deck entitled Disability & Accessible Housing addresses housing. ADD THIS ONE
  • This slide deck entitled Dining & Disability Access addresses dining. 

2. Ensure that students are aware that they may request reasonable accommodations in student housing at any time during the year, and that they are informed of this in accessible formats.

3. Ensure that all employees are aware that costs associated with accommodations in student housing cannot be charged to the disabled student who requires them.

4. Confirm that relevant employees know the University’s process for receiving reasonable accommodations requests.

5. Confirm that all student residential facilities have evacuation plans in place (take the actions proscribed in the Disability Accessible Emergency Evacuation and Safety section, above)

6. Confirm the following key items: communications systems in residential facilities are accessible to disabled people; all accessible exits at residential facilities are clearly marked; all alarms systems at residential facilities are both audible and strobing so that they are accessible to deaf/hard of hearing and blind/visually impaired people; elevator operation and communications systems are accessible to people with disabilities.

  • Campus was assessed by CASps as part of our 2020-2021 ADA Transition Plan. Contact Ben Perez to discuss the Facility Accessibility Reports for Residential facilities and determine  

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