Information for prospective and current faculty or staff members.
Faculty & Staff
Accessibility should be incorporated at the onset of content creation or the development of a project, and monitored through its lifecycle.
Accessibility Allies are individuals (students, faculty, and staff) who take an intentional role in promoting disability awareness and inclusion on Grounds by learning about the history of disability civil rights, the resources available on Grounds, and disability inclusive and respectful communication.
You can request for your team, group, or department to participate in EOCR's Disability Awareness Presentation by contacting us at [email protected].
Quadrant maps indicating barrier free and partially accessible routes across the Grounds. Also noted are accessible entrances to University buildings along with accessible parking areas and accessible emergency telephones.
Parking and Transporation provides additional travel options on grounds after normal service hours.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services are coordinated by the Student Disability Access Center (SDAC).
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Chair: Helen Wilson
The Committee on Access for Persons with Disabilities is charged with making recommendations for, and providing oversight to, projects designed to improve access for persons with disabilities to University programs and facilities.
Blue Trunk Foundation provides information about accessibility to make it easier for all people to travel regardless of age, disabilities, or health conditions. (Contact: Rupa Valdez, Assistant Professor Public Health Sciences Administration)
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Maintained by the University Registrar, a listing of all classroom buildings. Each building should be considered accessible by people who use mobility aids such as wheelchairs, unless otherwise noted.
SDAC coordinates services for D/deaf and hard of hearing students, faculty, staff, and visitors for University-sponsored courses, programs, meetings, and events.
- American Sign Language (ASL) to English Interpreting - American Sign Language Request Form (NetBadge login required)
- Captioning - Captioning Request Form (NetBadge login required)
- Live Real Time Captioning Services for classes and events
- Post-production Captioning Services for video and audio material used in/for classes or events
- Assistive Technology such as FM systems
- Other accommodations as appropriate
DART is an on-demand, fare-free, curb-to-curb paratransit service for UVA students and employees, who, due to a disability, are not able to use University Transit Service (UTS), UVA's fixed-route transit system. DART operates whenever UTS academic routes are in service.
The mission of the Faculty and Employee Assistance Program is a confidential service offered at no cost to UVA employees. FEAP offers quality, professional, and comprehensive services such as assessment, brief counseling, referral, and follow-up. For employees in supervisory or leadership positions FEAP offers services such as workplace interventions, substance abuse education, and training and mediation services.
The University of Virginia’s Office of Major Events manages Finals Weekend and other special events intended for a University-wide audience and offers services for persons with disabilities and/or limited mobility during Finals Weekend.
The Office of Health Promotion's (OHP) mission is to foster a healthy University community and support optimal student health and well-being.
UVA accessibility professionals support and encourage the addition/installation of hearing loop (induction loop) technology as the recommended assistive listening system (ALS) for large venues, auditoriums, classrooms, reception areas, ticket counters, and other appropriate spaces throughout the Academic Grounds, athletic venues, and Health System at the University of Virginia.
Information on hosting events with accessibility in mind.
Instructors play a pivotal role in the shaping of the learning environment.
In addition to creating courses that fulfill the learning objectives of the department and school, there is an added requirement of creating a course that is not only accessible to students with disabilities, but also incorporate pedagogy that is inclusive to students regardless of background, experiences, and customs. Although focusing on instruction, the resources found on this page may be beneficial to all members of the UVA community.
List of ITS and Provost-managed classrooms. Search by technology and accessibility features.
The University Library provides a variety of services and equipment in support of the research needs of individuals with disabilities. Please ask for information on assistance retrieving materials or providing specialized study arrangements.
LinkedIn Learning is the new platform for free access to video tutorials that have been available from lynda.com; and although you will be asked if you want to connect this service to your LinkedIn account when you log in, you are not required to do this or to have a LinkedIn account.
The University of Virginia and the Department of Parking & Transportation is committed to providing accessible services for students, faculty, staff, patients, and visitors of the University.
Describes the different areas of the UVACollab interface and point out how they are implemented for accessibility.
UVA Rec offers a variety of programs, services and spaces where our students, faculty and staff feel welcome and safe, can find meaningful connections and develop all dimensions of wellness (social, intellectual, physical, emotional, spiritual, financial and occupational) that enrich the learning, living, teaching and working experiences at UVA.
Reasonable accommodations are alterations/changes in the workplace that enable persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their jobs and to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment. Whether you are a current or prospective employee, you are responsible for requesting a workplace accommodation for a disability.
To request a disability-related accommodation for the application or interview process, contact the ADA Coordinator.
Helps resolve disability-related issues, conducts disability-related training, and serves as the UVA's primary resource for questions and concerns about services and accommodations for individuals with disabilities.