Disability Accommodation

This office works with employees, departments, stations, and county offices in providing reasonable accommodations. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, including pregnancy-related disabilities, to perform the essential functions of the job, to gain access to the workplace, or to enjoy equal access to benefits and privileges of employment (e.g., trainings, office-sponsored events, travel, etc.), an employee should submit a reasonable-accommodation request. In order to assess any request for a reasonable accommodation, the employee will be required  to submit a completed, written document from a licensed physician or other health care provider certifying the nature and type of physical or mental disability of the employee prior to making any decision regarding the request for reasonable accommodation. 

To Request an Accommodation:

  • The employee must submit the Accommodation Request Form to the ADA Coordinator or the Deputy ADA Coordinator.
  • The employee must submit a Medical Inquiry Form completed by a licensed physician or health care provider to the ADA Coordinator or the Deputy ADA Coordinator.

Request an Accommodation – Participants in Programs or Activities

If an individual with a disability contacts a department, county office, station needing assistance to participant in a program, event or activity, (.i.e. sign language interpreter), the Office on Institutional Equity and Compliance should be contacted to assist in helping to provide a reasonable accommodation.

Applicant or Candidate Needing Assistance

If an applicant needs assistance in applying for an employment opportunity with the University of Arkansas Systems Division of Agriculture, please contact the Human Resources Department at humanresources@uada.edu or call 501-671-2219 or 479-502-9820.

If a hiring manager or search committee is informed that a candidate needs a reasonable accommodation during the interview process, the Office of Institutional Equity and Company so that the office can assist to in helping provide a reasonable accommodation.