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Confidentiality and Grievances

Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) takes confidentiality very seriously and has taken steps to ensure that your paperwork and sensitive information remain private. SSD treats as confidential, any written material obtained to verify a disability, to plan for appropriate services, or to document services and contacts within the department. To learn what is being done to keep your information confidential, as well as a description of what information may be disclosed, read the Confidentiality Statement.


If you believe that you have been discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, political affiliation, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation, or if you believe that you have been subjected to sexual harassment, you are welcome to make an appointment with the Office for Equity and Accessibility compliance officer. You may download the Section 504/Title II Complaint Procedures pdf with instructions on how to file a complaint with that office. Even if you are unclear as to whether or not the situation actually involves discrimination or harassment, you are invited to discuss this matter.