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Welcome to the Commission on Disabilities!

Helping to create a more welcoming and inclusive campus environment for all.

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Welcome to the new website for the Commission on Disabilities 

The Commission on Disabilities goal is to create an equitable and inclusive campus environment for people with disabilities by providing advocacy, outreach, and awareness.

Interested in being a member of the Commission on Disabilities at UMD? Please fill out our Google Form Application here. We would be happy to have you!

The mission of the University of Minnesota Duluth Commission on Disabilities is to promote the University's plan for compliance with all current legislation regarding disabilities including, but not limited to, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the Minnesota Human Rights Act, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The Commission on Disabilities serves as an advisory board to the Office of Equal Opportunity, the Chancellor's Office, and Disability Resources. Moreover, the Commission on Disabilities strives to: Ensure that the University is in compliance with statutes, regulations, and legislation in the area of equity for individuals with disabilities. Serve as an advocate for individuals with disabilities as protected by federal, state, and local law. Promote respect for individual differences and the right of individuals with disabilities to be treated equally through education opportunities.