An individual with a disability is one who: (1) has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, (2) has a record of such an impairment, or (3) is regarded as having such an impairment.

In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination policy prohibits discrimination based upon disability.

The University provides reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, and the Department of Disability Support Services is available to assist employees, students and visitors with their requests for accommodation. The department may be reached by phone at 737-1016 or by email at dssdept@ecu.edu. The Office for Equity and Diversity is available to assist individuals who believe they have been discriminated against based upon disability and may be reached by phone at 328- 6804 or by email at oed@ecu.edu.