ADA 30th Anniversary
The Americans with Disabilities Act Turns 30 on July 26Celebrate with us
Responding to Concerns and Moving Forward
Following the recent messages to the community from Chancellor Woodson and university leadership, we want to share updates to some of the concerns that have been raised. We also want to share a few developing NC State initiatives we are working on right now and a few current diversity and inclusion opportunities.
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Honoring 30 Years of Inclusion #ThanksToTheADA
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signed into law on July 26, 1990, is a monumental piece of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination towards individuals with disabilities.
How to Be More Inclusive of Persons with Disabilities in the Workplace
At NC State, we ensure that employees with disabilities have opportunities for equity and accessibility through our reasonable accommodation process.
Students Moving Forward Begins Fourth Year
The 2020-2021 academic year will mark the fourth year of the Students Moving Forward (SMF) program in the Career Development Center at NC State University.
In Recognition of the Unique
Accommodations are now an everyday process, simply communicating with students to set up the best circumstances for their success using the framework of the DRO letter.
Supreme Court Expands Workplace Protections for LGBTQ+ Community
On June 15, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects gay, lesbian and transgender employees from discrimination based on sex.
The ADA: From the Past to the Future
Even well-intended individuals have a bias in their perceptions. These will sometimes play out as microaggressions.
We invite you to explore the following links on our website and visit Diversity at NC State for a high-level overview of the university’s philosophy of what diversity and inclusion mean to us.
Need to Know
Safe at NC State
We are committed to eliminating discrimination and harassment, sexual harassment, sexual violence and interpersonal violence. We comply fully with federal and state laws and UNC System and campus policies that prohibit such acts within our campus community. If you are affected, find resources and/or file a report.
Programs and Initiatives
NC State builds strength from the variety of perspectives and experiences of our community. Explore our programs and initiatives to learn how you can get involved. Engage with the stories of faculty, staff and students and the diverse communities we serve. Learn about diversity initiatives for faculty, staff and students.