Accessibility Resource Center

Notice Under The Americans With Disabilities Act

In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), California State University, Chico, including all of its programs, activities, and services, will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.


California State University, Chico does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title I of the ADA.

Effective Communication:

California State University, Chico will generally, upon request, provide, appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in the California State University, Chico programs, services, and activities, including qualified sign language interpreters, documents in Braille, and other ways of making information and communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing, or vision impairments.

Modifications to Policies and Procedures:

California State University, Chico will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services, and activities. For example, individuals with service animals are welcomed in California State University, Chico offices, even where pets are generally prohibited.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of California State University, Chico, should contact the office sponsoring the event or the Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) at 530-898-5959 as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event. The ADA does not require California State University, Chico to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.

California State University, Chico will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids and services or reasonable modifications of policy, such as retrieving items from locations that are open to the public but are not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.

Complaints that a program, service, or activity of California State University, Chico is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to the ADA Coordinator(opens in new window).

More Information:

CSU Policy on Disability Services and Accommodations(opens in new window)
Accessibility and Non Discrimination of Persons with Disabilities Policy(opens in new window)
This Notice and relevant policies are available in alternate format upon request of the ADA Coordinator.

Rev. 09-2021