The Office of Disability Services for Faculty and Staff values people with diverse abilities and needs. We are committed to the full inclusion of all employees and guests of the university.
COVID-19 Medical Requests for Accommodations
NEW! Faculty FAQs added: Work Adjustments and Accommodations for Faculty: FAQs [pdf] (CMU login required)
Consistent with CMU’s commitment to maintain the health, safety and welfare of its faculty and staff, the university will provide a reasonable accommodation to eligible faculty and staff who, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, require workplace accommodations to enable them to perform the essential functions of their job, unless doing so would create an undue hardship.
CDC Higher Risk Individuals. Based on currently available information and clinical expertise, those at high-risk for severe illness from COVID-19 include individuals who are 65 years of age and older, and/or individuals diagnosed with any of the following conditions:
Frequently Asked Questions
Other Services Offered
- We assist with job accommodations for faculty and staff members with short- and long-term conditions.
- We support digital and physical accessibility for faculty and staff members.
- We provide employees with resources regarding accessibility.
How Can Disability Services Help You?
We can assist you with requests for short- or long-term accommodations and/or accessibility due to a disability.
When you request accommodations or accessibility, we will engage you in an interactive process. During this process, we will gather information from you and your treating physician to prepare a reasonable and effective accommodation/accessibility plan.
You may also request to be added to the University Emergency Evacuation List. The list is strictly voluntary and allows University Police and other first responders to develop a plan for your evacuation needs in the event of a campus emergency.