ADA and Disabilities

Uintah Basin Technical College is an inclusive campus dedicated to embracing, celebrating, and valuing the diversity of its community. The college seeks to create an environment that supports equal access to employment and technical education for all students, faculty, and staff through a strong commitment to recruitment, retention, and integration into the college community.

Our college complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. In compliance with this act, students requiring accommodations or services due to a disability should notify the ADA Coordinator. Qualified individuals with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodations and/or auxiliary aids and services.

For more information contact one of our student success officers Holly Mickelson (holly@ubtech.edu; 435.722.6914) or Trinity Long (trinityl@ubtech.edu; 435.725.7103)

Accommodation Request Process

  • 1. Student Contacts the ADA Coordinator.

  • 2. Complete required paperwork –application form, release form, etc.

  • 3. Obtain and provide documentation of your disability to the ADA Coordinator.

  • 4. Documentation review by the UBTech case management team to determine eligibility.

  • 5. Decision made regarding eligibility and specific accommodations.

    • APPROVED: Reasonable accommodations identified. Instructor is notified and provides accommodation. (Allow 45 days)
    • NOT APPROVED: Contact your ADA Coordinator for more information.

PLAN AHEAD — Please start the process early since accommodations cannot be retroactive. If you have any questions or need clarification of the process, contact ADA Coordinators Holly Mickelson (holly@ubtech.edu; 435.722.6914) or Trinity Long (trinityl@ubtech.edu; 435.725.7103)

ADA and OCR

The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provide comprehensive civil rights and protections for persons with disabilities. “No otherwise qualified person with a disability in the United States . . . shall, solely on the basis of disability, be denied access to, or the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity provided by any institution receiving federal financial assistance.” A “qualified student” is defined as a student . . . “who meets the academic and technical standards required to admission or participation in the education program or activity.” (Source – Rehabilitation Act of 1973 – Section 504)

Uintah Basin Technical College may not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, educational process, or treatment of students with disabilities. Students must voluntarily disclose that they have a disability (self-identify), request accommodation, and provide documentation of their disability.

For more information regarding this matter please contact our student success officers: Holly Mickelson, holly@ubtech.edu; 435.722.6914, or Trinity Long, trinityl@ubtech.edu; 435.725.7103

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ADA and OCR Information

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION

Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation in its education programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and College policies. College programs and activities include but are not limited to admissions, financial aid, and employment. UBTech will not tolerate any form of harassment including sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) no discrimina basando en la raza, el color de piel, el origen nacional, el sexo, la discapacidad, la religion, la información genético, el estado de veterano, la identidad sexo o expresión , o orientación sexual en sus programas educativos y actividades requerido por Título IX de la Ley Educativo de 1972, La Ley de los Americanos con Discapacidades de 1990, sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación, Título VII de la Ley de los Derechos Civiles de 1964, y otros estatutos aplicables y políticas universidades. Las programas universidades y actividades incluyen pero no son limitados a las admisiónes, la ayuda financiera, y el empleo. UBTech no tolera cualquier forma de acoso incluyendo violencia sexual y el acoso sexual.

UBTech will take steps to assure that the lack of English skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational skills.