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Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility

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Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility

Accessibility Policies and Guidelines

Accessibility Policies and Guidelines at Trent

Trent University is committed to a learning and working environment which provides for the fullest development of the potential of its community members. In support of this commitment, Trent University had implemented a number of policies related to accessibility.

Accessibility Policy - The purpose of this policy is to provide educational and administrative services in a learning, working, and living environment that is accessible to all people who engage in university functions; and to incorporate the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity in all aspects of the University’s provision of goods and services.

Read the Accessibility Policy in accessible Microsoft (MS) Word format or HTML  format. 

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities - The purpose of this policy is to provide a clear statement of the obligations of the University to accommodate students with disabilities and to provide guidance and standards for the implementation of an accommodation plan. 

Read the Accommodation for Students with Disabilities Policy in accessible MS Word format or HTML format

Accommodation for Employees with Disabilities - The purpose of this policy is to provide a clear statement of the obligations of the University to accommodate employees with disabilities to the point of undue hardship and; provide guidance and standards for the implementation of an accommodation process for transitional or modified work, temporary accommodation, or permanent accommodation.

Read the Accommodation for Employees with Disabilities in accessible Microsoft (MS) Word format or HTML format.

Accessible Format Requests Guideline - The purpose of this guideline is to provide direction to staff and faculty on the manner in which to respond to requests for documents in accessible formats or requests for specific communication supports made by individuals to the University under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Read the Accessible Format Request Guideline in accessible Microsoft (MS) Word format or HTML format..

For a complete list of Trent University's policies please visit the Policy Library webpage.