Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook

23rd Edition, 2013 Version

Chapter VII: UWS and UWRF Policies

7.8 Americans with Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) makes it unlawful to discriminate in employment against a qualified individual with a disability. The ADA also outlaws discrimination against individuals with disabilities in state and local government services, public accommodations, transportation and telecommunications. See


Specific questions pertaining to the provisions of the ADA should be directed to:

  1. Employment issues: Human Resources Office
  2. Public Accommodations, etc.: Facilities Management Office