Information for Faculty & Staff
LSU is an equal access university.
Under federal law, the university is required to provide reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Each student receiving accommodations has registered with Disability Services and provided documentation of his or her disability to our office.
Rights & Responsibilites
As a faculty or staff member of the university, you have a special obligation to ensure
that reasonable, appropriate accommodations are provided to students registered with
Disability Services. You also have the right to verify documentation and expect students
to initiate accommodation requests.
Find out more about your rights and responsibilities »
Sample Course Syllabus Statements
Each course syllabus should contain a statement reflecting compliance with The Americans
with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, Section 504.
View sample statements »
Strategies & Tips
Proper etiquette is necessary for ensuring the dignity and respect of all people,
regardless of disability. This guide provides helpful, practical tips when interacting
and working with people with disabilities.
Read more here »
Universal design is an approach to designing course instruction, materials, and content
to benefit people of all learning styles without adaptation or retrofitting. Universal
design provides equal access to learning, not simply equal access to information.
Read more about making your courses accessible »