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Accommodations: ADAAA Mission and Roles

Accommodations: ADAAA Mission and Roles

Authority: 
Chief Diversity Officer
Date enacted or revised: 
August 3, 2009
In F/S Handbook: 
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McNeese State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) employer committed to excellence through diversity. McNeese State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System.

Persons needing an accommodation as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) should contact the following University personnel:

Employment and Applicants:

Dr. Michael T. Snowden, Chief Diversity Officer, Office of Equal Opportunity, Burton Business Center, Room 404, VOICE (337) 475-5428; FAX (337) 475-5960; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired (337) 562-4227; or cdo@mcneese.edu.  Dr. Snowden ensures compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, other federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to persons with disabilities, and receives concerns, grievances, and complaints regarding ADA access issues. Individuals interested in additional information can visit the U.S. Department of Labor website at http://www.dol.gov/dol/topic/disability/ada.htm or contact Dr. Michael T. Snowden, Chief Diversity Officer.

Facilities:

Kevin Martin, Project Coordinator and Facilities Compliance Coordinator for the Department of Facilities and Plant Operations, VOICE (337) 475-5888; FAX (337) 475-5347; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired (337) 562-4227; or kmartin@mcneese.edu.  Kevin Martin is the contact person for facilities access for the University.

Accommodations for Visitors or Recipients of Services:

Visitors or recipient of services requesting accommodations should contact the department sponsoring the program, event, or activity, or Dr. Michael T. Snowden, Chief Diversity Officer, Office of Equal Opportunity, Burton Business Center, Room 404 VOICE (337) 475-5428; FAX (337) 475-5960; TDD/TTY; Hearing Impaired (337) 562-4227; or cdo@mcneese.eduat least 72 hours before the event.

Additionally, the Office of Equal Opportunity provides information, training, and assistance on ADAAA issues to MSU faculty, staff, and students. The Chief Diversity Officer is Dr. Michael T. Snowden, Burton Business Center, Room 404, VOICE (337) 475-5428; FAX (337) 475-5960; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired (337) 562-4227, or cdo@mcneese.edu. The Compliance Program/EEO Specialist is Kim Dronett, Burton Business Center, Room 404, VOICE (337) 475-5428; FAX (337) 475-5960; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired (337) 562-4227, or kdronett@mcneese.edu.

Accommodations for McNeese Students:

Tim Delaney, Director of Services for Students with Disabilities, Drew Hall, Room 200, VOICE (337) 475-5916; FAX (337) 475-5878; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired (337) 562-4227; or tdelaney@mcneese.eduor SSD@mcneese.edu.  Tim Delaney is the contact person for accommodations for students and student concerns.

The Office of Services for Students with Disabilities also provides accommodations for testing, classrooms, and all activities that the University sponsors. Students with disabilities should contact the Director of Services for Students with Disabilities, Drew Hall, Room 200.

Website and Electronic Resources:

Chad Thibodeaux, Chief Information Technology Officer, Burton Business Center (BBC), Room 433, VOICE (337) 475-5524; FAX (337) 475-5012; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired  (337) 562-4227; or cthibodeaux@mcneese.edu. Chad Thibodeaux is the contact person for website and electronic resource access for the University.

The University's website has an ADA link and an online campus map that illustrates University accessible campus routes that are available to ensure program access.