The Office of Human Resources

Disability Accommodation and Complaint Process

The richness of the Brandeis University community comes from the diversity of its students, faculty and staff. In this spirit, Brandeis welcomes qualified students, faculty and staff with disabilities into a community committed to providing a work and academic environment where all have an equal opportunity to contribute to and participate in life at Brandeis.

Toward this end, the university is committed to providing "reasonable accommodation(s)" to individuals with disabilities in accordance with this policy and in keeping with both state and federal law, including the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended.


This policy applies to all staff and faculty who request disability accommodations. Students who are in need of accommodations or believe they have been discriminated against on the basis of disability should contact the Office of Student Life for a referral to the appropriate disabilities coordinator.


The university complies with state and federal law in the application of its policy to persons with disabilities and accommodations. The following definitions are incorporated in the university’s policy: