UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Facilities Management

Accessibility

The University of Wisconsin–River Falls is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to permit employees, students and visitors access to employment, programs, activities and facilities as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA is a national mandate that requires UW–River Falls to provide reasonable access to all of its facilities, programs, and services to people with disabilities.

Student Accommodations


Students in need of accommodations should contact the Ability Services Office
Additional resources as noted below can also be found on the Ability Services Resources webpage.

  • UW Disability Policy Guidelines
  • UW-River Falls-Academic Success Center
  • UW-River Falls-Admissions
  • UW-River Falls-Residence Life
  • UW-River Falls-Tutoring Services
  • UW-River Falls-Veteran Services
  • UW-River Falls-Parking Map
  • Department of Justices-Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Department of Justices-Guide to Disability Right Law
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)-formal definition of a disability
  • Office for Civil Rights (OCR)-Knowing Your Rights and Responsibilities
  • Great Lakes ADA Center

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action (AA)

For employee or guest accommodations information, contact Michelle Drost, ADA coordinator, michelle.drost@uwrf.edu

Accessible Facilities and Campus Grounds


Facilities Management is responsible for maintaining safe and accessible campus grounds and facilities. All buildings meet basic ADA requirements. The following efforts are made on campus to improve accessibility:

  • Braille signage
  • ADA accessible ramps/entrances
  • Push-button door operators
  • Accessible restroom for both genders on primary floor of each building
  • Accessible drinking fountain on primary floor of each building
  • Elevators
  • Accessible parking spaces
  • Fire alarm warning systems include flashing lights as well as sound
  • Majority of campus sidewalks meet correct pitch. Special efforts are made to accommodate persons with disabilities in regards to snow removal.
  • All new and remodeled stairwells include handrails, nonslip treads, and a contrasting slip at the leading edge.
  • Emergency egress for evacuation – Each building has identified areas of rescue assistance. Kleinpell Fine Arts has evacuation chairs in stairwells. 

Contact Us

Facilities Management
facilities@uwrf.edu
715-425-3827
M-F, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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