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Accessibility at W&M

William & Mary is committed to providing campus facilities and resources that are physically and technologically accessible to all students, faculty, staff and visitors.  The Office of Compliance & Equity monitors the university's compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)  and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act to support equal access to students, staff, faculty and visitors with dualities to participate in university-sponsored programs and activities. 

In particular, OC&E is responsible for:

  • Resolving allegations of discrimination based on disability
  • Overseeing and ensuring University compliance with all relevant laws and regulations related to the ADA and Section 504
  • Providing consultation, information and referral to appropriate resources for disability‐related issues
  • Providing training regarding the ADA and Section 504

This website serves as a central resource for information related to accessibility at William & Mary. Carla Costello serves as the university's ADA Coordinator and can be contacted at [[compequity]].

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Student Accommodations

Student Accessibility Services coordinates ADA accommodations for students, including ADA accommodations for academic, dietary, on-campus housing and transportation needs. SAS assists with students with ongoing disabilities and temporary impairments, such as concussions, broken limbs or post-surgery recovery, to meet their academic and living requirements.

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Employee Accommodations

University Human Resources is responsible for coordinating employee ADA accommodations, including requirements for self-evaluation and planning, and requirements for reasonable modifications to policies, practices, and procedures where necessary to avoid discrimination. Contact UHR at [[askhr]] for assistance. 

Report A Barrier

William & Mary is committed to equal access for, and the civil rights of, people with disabilities. We strive to prevent and remove barriers to access. If you encounter a physical, electronic programmatic or other barrier to access at William & Mary please help us identify the problem so that we can work to remove the barrier as quickly as possible.