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Office for Students with Disabilities

California University of Pennsylvania welcomes otherwise qualified students with disabilities as members of the University community.  The University recognizes its responsibility to these students and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access and full participation as guided by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Requests for accommodation should be submitted directly to the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD). Students requesting accommodations must provide the University with documentation to substantiate the request.

Students with disabilities follow the same admission procedures and standards as required by California University of Pennsylvania's Admissions for all students. Questions regarding admission procedures and acceptance status should be directed to the Admissions Office at 724-938-4404. Questions regarding available accommodations for students with disabilities and required documentation should be directed to the Office for Students with Disabilities 724-938-5781.

The Office for Students with Disabilities is located at 105 Azorsky Hall. Office hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday -Friday.

Mission and Goals

The mission of the OSD is to insure the availability of reasonable accommodations.

The goals of OSD are to:

* Comply with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
* Provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to University programs and services.
* Support the University in providing and enhancing learning opportunities for a diverse population.

Philosophy

The philosophy of the Office for Students with Disabilities maintains that a responsible partnership between the University and its students with disabilities will facilitate the prospects for academic success.

The University is committed to its responsibility to ensure access and participation for otherwise qualified students with disabilities. Students with disabilities are responsible for bringing appropriate levels of academic skills, interest, initiative and self-advocacy to the partnership.

Office for Students with Disabilities
California University of Pennsylvania
250 University Ave.
Box #7
California, PA 15419
osdmail@calu.edu

724-938-5781
FAX 724-938-4599


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Accommodations

Reasonable accommodations require OSD approval

Application Information

Find information and the OSD application here

Documentation

Learn more about required documentation

ADA Compliance

The ADA/504 Compliance Office serves students with disabilities by ensuring compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.  

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