Staff FAQ

1. Who is responsible for employees, American Sign Language, or captioning needs during their work hours?

The employer is responsible for providing communication access for their employees. At Berkeley, this means each department must think about budgeting for communication access. It is not allowed to decline employment based on a prospective employees' communication needs.

2. What do I do if an employee requests a work accomodation?

You can contact...

UPDATED: Drop-In Sessions with Steve Johnston this Thursday, September 22nd

September 19, 2022

Steve Johnston, the Policy, Complaint, and Special Project Manager in Disability Access and Compliance will be holding bi-weekly drop-in sessions every other Thursday from 3-4 pm, starting on September 8, 2022. Please review the handy guide for detailed information, which includes the Zoom link and instructions.

September 2022 drop-in sessions: September 8th and 22nd

October 2022 drop in...

Parking Policies

Click here for a map of available parking lots.

Finding parking at UC Berkeley can be very challenging. Planning in advance is the key to getting a well-located spot that meets your needs - one designated for disabled parking (a blue spot) or the nearest available parking spot that is not restricted for use.

The good news is the campus reserves significantly more parking spaces for persons with disabilities than is required by law. The bad news is the campus has limited...

Staff Information, Training, and Resource Materials

Contact us at sends e-mail) if you have any questions about trainings on a particular issue that you don't see resources for on this page.


The list below contains relevant resources for staff with disabilities. Additional community resources can be located on our Community Resources webpage

If staff feel that they have been discriminated against on the basis of a disability or feel like UC policies have been violated on the basis of a disability, they can file a formal grievance with DAC or raise an issue of concern by completing our online...

Staff Policies & Procedures

This webpage contains policies and procedures relevant to staff members with disabilities.

Message to Campus Disability Community re COVID-19

Your health and your wellbeing as disabled people is important. We know that COVID-19 can be more of a concern for segments of the disability community than the general population. Below is information specifically for our community, and some articles and think pieces by disabled people and organizations that take on this difficult time in a thoughtful and relevant way.


As you may now know, the Chancellor has announced that beginning Tuesday, March 10, we will be suspending most in-person classes and will be offering ALL lecture courses (including...