The Director of Equal Opportunity (Eve Shatteen Bell) also serves as the ADA Coordinator for UNT. The ADA/504 Coordinator manages University programs and responsibilities to assure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to persons with disabilities.
The ADA Coordinator is responsible for coordinating University policies and procedures relating to persons with disabilities, tracking university progress relating to its policies and procedures as well as state and federal laws relating to persons with disabilities, filing all necessary reports, and providing consultative services to employing units and offices.
An individual with a disability is someone who:
has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one (1) or more major life activities
has a record of such impairment
is regarded as having such an impairment
Examples of individuals who are covered under this definition include:
individuals with permanent vision or hearing loss
individuals with mobility impairments
individuals with mental or psychological disorders including intellectual disability
individuals with cosmetic disfigurements
individuals with serious contagious and non-contagious diseases such as AIDS, cancer, or epilepsy
Generally, individuals who have temporary limitations are not considered to have a disability under the ADA/Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
University Policies Relating to ADA/504 Compliance:
This list contains the EO relevant sections of the UNT Policy Manual. Click on the policy description to view the complete UNT policy.