Information regarding OSU Stadium Access
The Ohio State University is committed to diversity and a campus culture of inclusion that is necessary for a rich learning environment and essential in preparing students to work, live and contribute to in an increasingly complex society. (A Diversity Action Plan, 06/12/00)
As part of this effort, the University is committed to the full inclusion of individuals with disabilities and continually improving the accessibility of our campus, programs and activities. The ADA Coordinator's Office was created to guide the University's efforts to move beyond compliance and toward seamless access. As the University's focal point for disability related initiatives, the ADA Coordinator's Office collaborates with University offices, governmental agencies, and advocacy groups to inform decision-making and ensure University compliance with State and Federal mandates.
To accomplish this the Office is a referral point for disability related information, services and resources; provides consultation on policy reviews and facilities planning; conducts workshops and training on disability related topics; serves as a clearing house for disability related complaints; and develops disability related initiatives.
Please take a moment and review the information available on our web page. Feel free to contact us with any questions, comments or concerns.
White House event commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26, 2010.
A streaming video of the April 27, 2010, proclamation signing ceremony in Columbus, Ohio and the Ken Campbell Memorial Lecture can be found at http://streaming.osu.edu/mediawww2/ods10/042710/jwplayercontrols/player.html
DOJ Releases New Guide on Accessible Meetings. The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently published new ADA guidance on conducting accessible and inclusive meetings titled “Accessible Information Exchange: Meeting on a Level Playing Field.” It covers access to meeting sites as well as presentations, printed materials and other forms of communication.http://www.ada.gov/business/accessiblemtg.htm
OSU Bias Assessment and Response Team (BART): Reports of bias incidences may now be submitted by both victims and witnesses of hate or bias-related incidents. All members of the OSU community are encouraged to utilize the online service. After submission, BART will address incidents and make support services available as necessary.
Transitioning to Work: Human Resources new policy and procedures for supporting an employee returning to work with temporary physical and/or psychological restrictions. [http://hr.osu.edu/policy/policy245.pdf]
A history of disability and Disability Studies at The Ohio State University: http://digitalunion.osu.edu/r2/summer06/kmetz/index.htm