Minnesota State University Moorhead, a member of the Minnesota State system, is committed to ensuring the accessibility of its websites as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act, Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. "Accessible" means that individuals with disabilities are able to independently acquire the same information, engage in the same interactions, and enjoy the same services within the same time frame as individuals without disabilities, with substantially equivalent ease of use. We strive to ensure our web content adheres to accessibility guidelines from Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 level AA.
- State of Minnesota Web Accessibility Policy and Standards
- Minnesota State Access and Accommodation for Individuals with Disabilities
We are continually improving the experience for all of our visitors. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding the accessibility of any MSUM web content, please contact the MSUM Web Team.
Title II of Americans with Disabilities Act
In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), the Minnesota State University Moorhead will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.
Minnesota State University Moorhead does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.
Minnesota State University Moorhead will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in Minnesota State University Moorhead programs, services, and activities, including qualified sign language interpreters, documents in Braille, and other ways of making information and communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing, or vision impairments.
Modifications to Policies and Procedures
Minnesota State University Moorhead will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services, and activities. For example, individuals with service animals are welcomed in Minnesota State University Moorhead offices, even where pets are generally prohibited.
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of Minnesota State University Moorhead, should contact the Minnesota State University Moorhead ADA Coordinator, Chuck Eade as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.
The ADA does not require the Minnesota State University Moorhead to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.
Complaints that a program, service, or activity of Minnesota State University Moorhead is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to Chuck Eade, ADA Coordinator for Minnesota State University Moorhead. They can be reached at Charles.Eade@mnstate.edu or you may complete the Grievance/Complaint form.
Minnesota State University Moorhead will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services or reasonable modifications of policy, such as retrieving items from locations that are open to the public but are not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.
If you are a current or prospective student at MSUM and would like to request classroom related accommodations, complete the Request for Accommodations form or contact Accessibility Resources for further assistance.
If you are a guest of MSUM and would like to request disability related accommodations, please complete the MSUM Event Accommodation request form.