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.
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.
Making Our Campus More Accessible: University Transition Plan
The physical properties that make NC State such a special and unique place for someone to study, work and visit also present many challenges to the university’s ability to provide universal access to the campus.
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.
Americans with Disabilities Act Turns 30 This Year
NC State will commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of the ADA by celebrating the milestones we have overcome and reflecting on the work that is still necessary.
Inaugural IT Accessibility Champion Award Winners
NC State's University IT Accessibility Office has announced the first recipients of the Accessibility Champion Award.
How-To Series #2: How to Request an Accommodation
OIED's Equal Opportunity and Equity unit presents the second installment of its “How-To” series.
Making NC State Accessible for All
While some students may not know about the Disability Resource Office (DRO), a significant number benefit from it throughout the year. In the 2017-18 academic year, 1,827 unique undergraduate, graduate and summer students received assistance from the office.
New NC State IT Accessibility Coordinator Emphasizes Outreach
Since her arrival last month, Crystal Tenan has already been spotted around campus, “getting the lay of the land,” as she describes it. As NC State’s IT accessibility coordinator, Tenan says her first priorities are needs assessment and helping to educate the campus about accessibility.