Voluntary Request for Reasonable Accommodation Form
If you have a disability that is covered (protected) under the American with Disabilities Act
(ADA) or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, or other applicable state laws, and you
are a qualified individual, you are entitled to request a reasonable accommodation. A
reasonable accommodation will be provided to the extent that it does not pose an undue
hardship and may be requested for the following purposes:
To complete the employment application process
To perform essential job functions
To have equivalent benefits and privileges as non-disabled employees.
To obtain evacuation assistance in a time emergency.
Advance notice is usually required to fulfill Reasonable Accommodation requests. However, a
response to immediate need for accommodation will be made to the fullest extent feasible.
Check one: Staff Faculty
Department: ______________________________________
Supervisor/Chair ______________________________________
Job Title: ______________________________________
Home/Campus Address: ______________________________________
Work Phone: ______________________________________
Home Phone: ______________________________________
Do you have a physical disability or significant impairment of mobility, vision, hearing or other
function for which a reasonable accommodation might be made in order for you to perform the
essential functions of your job?
No Yes (If yes, please identify disability and needed accommodation in the
appropriate section below)
Documentation of Protected Status
When requesting Reasonable Accommodation, be prepared to submit appropriate and current
medical documentation or other documentation from a professional qualified to make an
assessment of your condition. Additional documentation may be needed if there is an ongoing
need for the accommodation. All such documentation will be treated confidentially.
I am requesting accommodation for the following reason(s):
(Please check relevant boxes)
To complete the employment application process
To perform essential job functions
To have equivalent benefits and privileges of non-disabled employees
To obtain evacuation assistance in time of emergency
How does your limitation restrict your ability to accomplish or obtain the item(s) checked above?
If related to the performance of job responsibilities, state the job functions for which you need
an accommodation, and describe the difficulty you have performing that task.
What type of accommodations do you believe would be effective?
For those accommodations that must be purchased or attained, please identify possible
resources for the department to consider in responding to the accommodation request:
How long will you need this accommodation? Short-term ______ Ongoing ______
Signature: ______________________________________
Date: ___________
Name: ______________________________________
(Please print)
Please return this completed form to Human Resources, 30 Belmont Avenue (staff) or to the
Associate Dean of Faculty, College Hall, 206 (faculty).
The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) prohibits employers and other entities covered by GINA Title
II from requesting or requiring genetic information of an individual or family member of the individual, except as specifically
allowed by this law. To comply with this law, we are asking that you not provide any genetic information when responding to
this request for medical information. 'Genetic information’ as defined by GINA, includes an individual’s family medical history,
the results of an individual’s or family member’s genetic tests, the fact that an individual or an individual’s family member
sought or received genetic services, and genetic information of a fetus carried by an individual or an individual’s family
member or an embryo lawfully held by an individual or family member receiving assistive reproductive services.