Stephen F. Austin State University

ADA Advisory Committee

ADA Advisory Committee

Function

The ADA Advisory Committee provides guidance related to the development and maintenance of a barrier-free environment at SFA that facilitates equal opportunities and access for individuals with disabilities. The committee provides guidance, upon request, through review of policy and procedure relative to the university's compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Its members may also be called upon to provide input as resource members of other university committees and boards when needed.

Membership

Committee members shall consist of faculty/staff members with a background and/or experience in disability and accessibility related matters. The number of members may vary but will always include representation from the faculty, physical plant, residence life, and student affairs. The committee may seek input from other individuals as resource members as needed based on expertise.

Appointed by

Vice President for University Affairs

Chair

The university's ADA coordinator shall hold the position of chair on a permanent basis and preside at all meetings of the committee. An alternate member may be appointed by the VPUA to preside when schedule conflicts or potential conflicts of interest exist.

Term of Committee Members

Staff members serve by virtue of their position, so these terms are permanent.

Faculty members serve a term of three (3) years.

Committee Members

Related Polices

(2.2) Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities

(2.5) Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the ADA Amendments Act

(6.1) Academic Accommodation for Students with Disabilities

(6.6) Appeal Procedure Relating to the Provision of Accommodations for Students with Disabilities