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Kaplan University is committed to providing opportunities for higher education to students with disabilities and to making the online programs, activities, and facilities at the University accessible to students with disabilities. All accommodations for students with disabilities are handled via the Center for Disability Services (CDS), a division of the Academic Success Center (ASC).
Kaplan University makes every effort to provide reasonable accommodations to students presenting a documented disability. In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the implementing regulations 34 CFR part 104 (barring discrimination on the basis of disability), and the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the implementing regulations in 29 CFR part 1630 (1992), Kaplan University has established specific guidelines for students who are enrolled in our programs and are seeking accommodations.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal law, passed in 1990, designed to protect the rights of individuals with disabilities from discrimination based on their disability.
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act is a federal law, passed in 1973, designed to protect the rights of individuals with disabilities in programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Education.
The Center for Disability Services (CDS) at Kaplan University is the primary office responsible for the coordination of services for students with disabilities.
Students with disabilities are responsible for requesting an accommodation. Pursuant to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, Kaplan University will provide reasonable accommodations for students who have met the eligibility and verification requirements of the CDS.
If you are an online student with a disability seeking an accommodation, you may submit a request by contacting your Education Advisor at 866.522.7747 (Toll Free) who will, in turn, request that the CDS contact you directly via email, or you can contact the CDS directly by telephone, email, or fax.
The Center for Disability Services (CDS)Tel: 954.515.3859E-mail: email@example.comFax: 866.422.4773 (Toll Free)TTY: TTY users may dial 711 from their TTY phone, at no charge, to be connected with a Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) operator who will assist with the call. For more information regarding 711, visit www.fcc.gov/guides/711-telecommunications-relay-service.
If you are a campus student with a disability seeking an accommodation, you may submit a request through your designated campus disability coordinator directly by telephone, email, or in person.
Requests for an accommodation will be reviewed on an individual, case-by-case basis.
Augusta CampusKevin CussonTel: 207.213.2500Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hagerstown CampusBarbara MazzocchiTel: 301.766.3645 Email: email@example.com
Mason City CampusPatti EdenTel: 641.423.2530Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cedar Falls CampusLisa BalzarettiTel: 319.277.0220Email: email@example.com
Indianapolis CampusDebra PageTel: 317.208.5311Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Omaha CampusKrissy PutnamTel: 402.431.6130Email: email@example.com
Cedar Rapids CampusBrian WhiteheadTel: 319.363.0481Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lewiston CampusKevin CussonTel: 207.213.2500Email: email@example.com
South Portland CampusKevin CussonTel: 207.213.2500Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lincoln CampusJill MathersTel: 402.474.5315Email: email@example.com
St. Louis Learning CenterChristopher WoodsonTel: 314.205.7924Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Des Moines CampusPatricia MerckTel: 515.727.6809Email: email@example.com
Milwaukee CampusCarly RavnikarTel: 414.223.2105Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rockville Learning Center Barbara MazzocchiTel: 301.766.3645 Email: email@example.com
To benefit from the protection of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the student’s responsibility to self-disclose a disability to the Center for Disability Services and request an accommodation. Kaplan University requires the student to provide supporting documentation, which must verify the existence of the disability and the subsequent need for an accommodation.
Kaplan University may not discriminate against an individual on the basis of his or her disability. Kaplan University will provide reasonable required accommodations to a student with a documented disability, in order to afford the student an equal opportunity to participate within its programs, activities, and facilities.
Kaplan University has an obligation to maintain confidentiality regarding a student's disability. Any information collected is strictly utilized for the benefit of the student. Disability-related information is collected and maintained separately from the student's University record and housed within secure files with access limited to staff members of the Center for Disability Services (CDS). Student files within the CDS are maintained for a period of 5 years after a student's last date of attendance. After 5 years of nonattendance, a student’s disability records will be destroyed in a confidential manner.
If a student has requested and is approved to receive reasonable accommodations, the student will be informed as to what information is being provided to the faculty or staff regarding the request.
Except where permitted by applicable law, disability information will not be shared with non-Kaplan University employees without the student's express written permission.
If a student determines the need for an accommodation, the student must submit an Accommodation Request Form and supporting documentation to Kaplan University’s Center for Disability Services (CDS).
To be eligible for an accommodation, the student must have:
Kaplan University cannot provide an accommodation until the student’s disability has been verified by a qualified medical professional or other appropriate health care professional.
A student with a learning disability must submit recent comprehensive evaluation results including cognitive and achievement test scores.
The Center for Disability Services (CDS) will be responsible for notifying the student’s instructors of the specific accommodation approved by the University.
The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, nondisqualifying disability, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, or veteran status in the recruitment of students or in the implementation of its policies, procedures, and activities. Sexual harassment is a prohibited aspect of sexual discrimination under this policy.
The University's policies and practices are in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The University has appointed compliance coordinators to assist those who have questions or concerns with respect to the University’s compliance with these laws. The name, address, and telephone number of these staff members are available through the University.
The University has designated the following person as the Manager of the Center for Disability Services:
Tiffani Ashline6301 Kaplan University Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 Tel: 954.515.3389 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The University has designated the following person to resolve complaints of age or gender discrimination: Justin O'SullivanDirector of Student Relations6301 Kaplan University AvenueFort Lauderdale, FL 33309Tel: 954.515.4407Email: email@example.com
The Center for Disability Services is the primary office responsible for the coordination of services for students with disabilities. Students seeking reasonable and appropriate accommodations may request, through their Education Advisor, to be placed in contact with the Center for Disability Services, or students may contact the Center for Disability Services directly.
To view the complete Policy of Nondiscrimination, please see the University Catalog [PDF 7.05MB].
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords eligible students and their parents certain rights with respect to their education records, including the right to inspect and review education records, the right to consent to disclosures of information in education records, and the right to request the amendment of education records believed to be inaccurate, misleading, or a violation of privacy.
Students have the right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by the University to comply with the requirements of FERPA. The name and address of the office that administers FERPA is:Family Compliance OfficeU.S. Department of Education400 Maryland Avenue SWWashington, DC 20202-4605
To review additional information on FERPA, please see the University Catalog [PDF 7.05MB].
Federal law prohibits discrimination on the bases of age, race, color, national origin, sex, and disability in programs receiving federal financial assistance. Kaplan University encourages students to bring all complaints or grievances regarding such discrimination to its attention.
A discrimination grievance is any complaint regarding discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sex, including sexual harassment, or disability by Kaplan University or any Kaplan University employee, student, or other third party. A complainant may present a grievance through the following discrimination grievance procedures. Kaplan University will investigate all complaints or grievances fully and promptly.
The complainant should first bring the grievance to the attention of the Discrimination Grievance Coordinator, whose name and contact information appears below, as soon as possible following the occurrence of the alleged discrimination.Justin O'SullivanDirector of Student Relations6301 Kaplan University AvenueFort Lauderdale, FL 33309Tel: 954.515.4407Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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