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 & Responsibilities

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.
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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.
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Universal Design

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.
Making your courses accessible