The Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator and Section 504 Compliance Officer is the person on campus who deals with issues and concerns of students or employees who think they have not been provided reasonable accommodations for disabilities or if there are structural accommodations that have not been made. This office coordinates with other offices throughout the University in an effort to meet these needs. For more information contact Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator/Section 504 Compliance Officer, Dean of Students, (507) 537-6844.
Americans With Disabilities Act– Title II
Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act requires that programs, services, and activities of State and Local government be accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities. It also requires public entities to take appropriate steps to ensure that communications with applicants, participants, and members of the public are as effective as communications with others. To ensure that people with disabilities have an opportunity to request auxiliary aids and services to participate in agency’s programs, services and activities, state agencies must adhere to the following policy.
Written Communications Policy
The following statement must be included on all new materials and must be added to all existing materials when they are reprinted. Preprinted materials in use prior to reprinting shall have a label that contains the following statement: This document is available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 1-507-537-6169 of through the Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529.
Meeting/Program/Event Accessibility Policy
Potential participants must be informed on the availability of accommodation by including the following statement of bulletins, flyers, brochures, public service announcements, or any other materials used to inform participants of the event.
For meetings or events in which participants are not pre-registering, the following prepared statements must be used:
Individuals with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event please contact (name) at (phone number) or through the Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529 by (date).
For meetings or events in which participants are pre-registering, the following prepared statements must be used:
Individuals with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event please indicate your request below.
All requests must be submitted by (date). If you have any questions please contact (name) at (phone number) or through the Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529.
For the TTY/TDD communications contact us through the Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529.
If you have questions, please contact the state ADA/disability coordinator in the Department of Employee Relations at (651)297-8849 V or (651)297-2003 TTY.