People with Disabilities

Creating an Accessible Syracuse is embedded in our daily work: from the way we plan campus events, to our information technology practices, we strive to allow each member of our campus community to enjoy full access to all that Syracuse University has to offer.

  • The Access and Inclusion Working Committee (AIWC) has been appointed by Steven J. Bennett, Senior Vice President for Academic Operations, to respond to disability-related access and inclusion concerns and challenges arising in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic as Syracuse University prepares for and enters the Fall 2020 semester.
  • The Office of Equal Opportunity, Inclusion and Resolution Services assists faculty and staff with requests for reasonable accommodations.
  • HR Shared Services can assist with requests for Family Medical Leave.
  • The Disability Cultural Center celebrates and values the capabilities of all people, and provides a meeting place for students, faculty, staff, and others who seek a safe environment in which all individuals are welcomed, respected, and included as full and equal members within both the University and global communities.
  • The Planning Inclusive Events site provides guidance and resources on a wide range of inclusive practices for event planning.
  • The University enforces several inclusive policies addressing hiring, advancement, benefits and other matters of employment, including non-discrimination in employment on the basis of disability, and equal opportunity.
  • The Center for Disability Resources provides supports for students with disabilities and offers information and guidance to faculty and staff regarding their role in ensuring disability access our academic and residential program offerings.

Please contact the HR Shared Services at 315.443.4042, or the Office of Equal Opportunity, Inclusion, & Resolution Services at 315.443.4018, if you would like to discuss any questions or concerns about equal access and inclusion for people with disabilities.