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The Assistant Vice President of Equal Opportunity & Title IX also serves as the ADA Coordinator for UNT. The ADA/504 Coordinator manages university programs and responsibilities to assure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to persons with disabilities.

The ADA Coordinator is responsible for coordinating University policies and procedures relating to persons with disabilities, tracking university progress relating to its policies and procedures as well as state and federal laws relating to persons with disabilities, filing all necessary reports, and providing consultative services to employing units and offices.

An individual with a disability is someone who:

  • has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one (1) or more major life activities
  • has a record of such impairment
  • is regarded as having such an impairment

Examples of individuals who are covered under this definition include:

  • individuals with permanent vision or hearing loss
  • individuals with mobility impairments
  • individuals with mental or psychological disorders including intellectual disability
  • individuals with cosmetic disfigurements
  • individuals with serious contagious and non-contagious diseases such as AIDS, cancer, or epilepsy

Generally, individuals who have temporary limitations are not considered to have a disability under the ADA/Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.

University Policies Relating to ADA/504 Compliance:

This list contains the EO relevant sections of the UNT Policy Manual. Click on the policy description to view the complete UNT policy.

04.026 - Animals on Campus Grounds

05.011 - Employment of Individuals with Disabilities/Workplace Accommodations

16.001 - Disability Accommodation for Students and Academic Units

16.004 - Prohibition of Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation

Resources for Students

The Office of Disability Access determines eligibility for reasonable accommodations for students. Students may obtain information about requesting a reasonable accommodation from ODA here. ODA also offers alternative testing services and testing accommodations.

Resources for Employees

The Human Resources Office determines eligibility for reasonable accommodations in the workplace for employees.

General ADA/504 Accessibility Resources

UNT Construction Obstruction Report

Guide to Disability Rights Laws

Texas Laws and Standards

Accessibility in Website Design

Guide to Accessible PowerPoint Presentations

ADA Standards for Accessible Design

UNT Forms Library (search for "Accommodation Request - Americans with Disabilities Act")

Contact the ADA/504 Coordinator

LaToya Haynes:
Phone: 940-565-2759

Note: The ADA/504 Coordinator manages UNT's policy regarding ADA/504, but if you are in need of an accommodation please refer to the sections above entitled "Resources for Students" and "Resources for Employees".