The university is dedicated to providing equal access through a welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals with disabilities and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. Discrimination on the basis of a disability is prohibited. The university provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified disabled students in all university programs and activities and strives to maintain access to all aspects of a student’s education experience. No student shall be retaliated against for seeking accommodation under this policy or for participating in any grievance procedures brought against the university because of alleged noncompliance with the policy. The University of Phoenix Disability Services Office provides services to students with temporary health issues or permanent disabilities. You can learn about eligibility requirements and how to apply for accommodations through this office. We’re here to assist you in a timely manner, regardless of location or modality of your course of study.
After you complete the application process submit your request for accommodations, a Disability Services Advisor will work with you to determine your eligibility and identify what types of accommodations are available. We will not disclose health issues or specific diagnoses to any faculty, staff or students at the University.
If you require assistance during an emergency situation, you must self-disclose this need to a Disability Services Advisor, the Campus Director or Operations Manager at the local campus. The advisor — in conjunction with the Coordinator and Facilities, the Campus Director/Operations Manager develops a personal emergency plan that includes specific notification and evacuation procedures for you as a student, regardless of whether you intend to apply for or receive classroom accommodations.