Accessibility Resource Center

Rights and Responsibilities

Students with disabilities have the right to:

  • Full and equal participation in the services and activities of California State University, Chico  
  • Reasonable accommodations, academic adjustments and/or auxiliary aids and services
  • Privacy based on FERPA regulations
  • Information and instructional materials available in a timely manner in an accessible formats

Students with disabilities have the responsibility to:

  • Meet qualifications for and maintain essential institutional standards for courses, programs, services, jobs, and activities
  • Identify as an individual with a disability when an accommodation is needed and to seek information, counsel, and assistance as necessary
  • Provide documentation from an appropriately licensed professional which describes how your disability limits your participation in courses, programs, services, jobs and activities
  • Follow published procedures for obtaining reasonable accommodations, academic adjustments and/or auxiliary aids and services, or for requesting barrier removal

For more information about Student Rights and Responsibilities

Students with Disabilities Preparing for Post-secondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities(opens in new window)” from the Office of Civil Rights.

Dispute Resolution

ARC Service Delivery Complaints or Concerns

If students have a concern or a complaint, Accessibility Resource Center would appreciate the opportunity to address the concern informally. 

Complaints by a student about their academic adjustments or accommodations to a university's educational program related to the student's disability shall be directed to the Director of Accessibility Resource Center, Holly Hunt, and shall be governed by coded memorandum AA 2014-08. Students can email or contact 530-898-5959.

If the response by Accessibility Resource Center does not satisfactorily resolve the issue, students may initiate a complaint with Student Rights and Responsibilities(opens in new window)

CSU Chico Policies 

Executive Order 1097(opens in new window): Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Against Students and system-wide Procedure for Handling Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Complaints by Students.

Student Rights and Responsibilities Website(opens in new window)

AA 2014-08: Policy for the Provision of Accommodations and Support Services to Students with Disabilities(opens in new window)

Campus Resources:

Director/ADA Coordinator

Holly Hunt
Phone: 530-898-5959

Human Resources Service Center

HR Complaint Processes(opens in new window)

Outside Agency Resource:

Office of Civil Rights

Office of Civil Rights Website(opens in new window)