Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Vassar College is committed to providing individuals with disabilities equal access to the academic courses, programs and activities of the college. In accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the college strives in its policies and practices to assure not only nondiscrimination but to provide for the full participation of individuals with disabilities in all aspects of college life.
In support of this mission, the Office for Accessibility and Educational Opportunity (AEO) provides services to self-identified students with disabilities. Disabilities may include, but are not necessarily limited to, visual impairments, mobility and orthopedic impairments, hearing impairments, chronic medical conditions, learning disabilities, and psychological or emotional disorders.
Vassar College’s ADA/Section 504 coordinator and compliance officer has responsibility for issues related to Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act.