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Accomodations for Persons with Disabilities

Office of General Counsel

Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) prohibit discrimination on the basis of a qualified disability.  These laws protect individuals with disabilities in several areas, including employment, education, and public services.  Persons with qualified disabilities at the University may request reasonable accommodations in order to continue their academic pursuits, perform their jobs or participate in University activities.

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What if I require reasonable accommodations to help me perform my job?

Employees may request disability-related services or accommodations by contacting the Human Resources Department, Wyoming Hall, Room 139, (307) 766-2215.  For more information, see 

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What if I am a student and require reasonable accommodations in class, in housing or with respect to any other University Program?

Students may request disability-related services or accommodations by contacting University Disability Support Services, Knight Hall, Room 109, (307) 766-3073 (TTY), or emailing at For more information, see

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Other Inquiries

For all other questions and concerns regarding the ADA or Section 504, contact the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Old Main 408, (307) 766-6672. For more information, see To submit a complaint of discrimination based on a disability, contact Equal Opportunity Report & Response, Bureau of Mines, Room 320, (307) 766-5200, or by going to the Report It website at

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Helpful Links

42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.:  http://www.ada.govpubs/adastatute08.html

Americans with Disabilities Act Website:

UW Web Accessibility Guidelines:

Accessibility Resources:

Contact Us

Office of General Counsel

Tara Evans, General Counsel

Old Main 204

1000 E. University Ave.

Dept. 3434

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-4997

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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