Non-discrimination Policy: ADA/504
Law & Policy summary:
American with Disabilities Act of 1990, Title II prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability; this legislation established comprehensive standards that were expanded per 2008 Amendments. Rehabilitation Act of 1972, Section 504 prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of a “handicap” by entities receiving federal funds. Non-Discrimination Statement: Allegany College of Maryland does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry/national origin, color, disability, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation in matters affecting employment or in providing access to programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
What you need to do:
If you have a disability, we urge you to contact the appropriate office/person to request reasonable accommodations. You will need to complete some paperwork, provide documentation, and meet with the designated College Official who will help you with the process to determine the appropriate accommodations. Students: higher education differs from K-12; in college, it is your responsibility to reach out for accommodations. We cannot know what you need if you don’t tell us, and we want to help you.
Upon receiving a request for accommodation(s), the College will ~
Upon receiving a complaint of non-compliance or discrimination, the College will ~
Questions / Contacts / Complaints
For instructional accommodations, contact Academic Access and Disability Resources
For non-instructional accommodations or if you need to make a complaint, contact ACM’s ADA/504 Coordinator, Dr. Renee Conner in CC-152, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org , or by phone at (301) 784-5206.
For detailed information about policy, procedures, and prevention education, see Student and Legal Affairs.