The law (Section 504 of the Rehab Act of 1973 & the American's with Disabilities Act of 1990) specify that "no qualified individual with a disability shall, by reason of such disability, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of the services, programs, or activities of a public entity, or be subjected to discrimination by any such entity." [Sec. 202. Discrimination, 42 USC 12132]. They also prohibit discrimination in public entities that receive federal funds against qualified people with disabilities in any program, service, or activity they offer.
The DSS department at MSUB can help determine if a student has a disability that will result in difficulty accessing the facilities and/or academic programs and they will work with faculty to make adjustments related to course work. Click here for more information.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.