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California State University, Fresno

Commitment to Accessibility for Events and Activities
at Fresno State

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, section 504, no qualified person will be denied access to, participation in, or the benefits of, any program or activity operated by the University because of disability.

Fresno State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity in its admissions, programs and activities. Our commitment to creating an inclusive campus for people with disabilities includes removing policy, attitudinal, program, and structural barriers and, when necessary, providing reasonable accommodations. These commitments are supported by the University’s administration and by federal law.

Fresno State’s obligation to consider the needs of participants with disabilities extends to any event sponsored by the University, student organizations, departments, or groups whether held on or off campus and whether members of the public are invited to attend.

  • Standard 1. Promotion and Communications – Fresno State shall communicate information about event and activities that will promote the inclusiveness of all attendees by including a standard accessibility contact statement on all publicity materials.
  • Standard 2. Service Delivery - Fresno State shall seek to ensure that services provided through events and activities are inclusive and appropriate and that the environment is welcoming to all constituents. In addition, every effort will be made to respond to requests for accommodations made within time frame identified by event sponsor.
  • Standard 3. Physical Access – Fresno State shall assure that the facilities for events and activities hosted on and off campus will be fully accessible.
  • Standard 4. Disability Awareness - Fresno State is committed to supporting efforts to promote a general understanding of disability awareness.