FACULTY & STUDENTS KNOWLEDGE BASE
Accessibility Laws & Policies
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Signed into law on July 26, 1990, by President George H.W. Bush, the ADA is one of America’s most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination and guarantees that people with disabilities…
The Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits discrimination based on disability in any program or activity operated by recipients of federal funds.
CUNY Policy on Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination
The policy establishes equal opportunity and non-discrimination practices in the City University of New York, defines prohibited conduct, and outlines procedures for reporting discrimination and/or retaliation.