George Mason University is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. George Mason University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants and employees with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The ADA Coordinator in the Office of Equity and Diversity Services is responsible for facilitating reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants. The ADA Coordinator can be reached at 703-993-8730 (voice) or 703-993-8787 (TTY).
Assessing ergonomics is a service that EHS provides to George Mason University employees. The goal is to design the workplace to accommodate the worker such that employees do not experience discomfort and workplace risk of injury is minimized.
The Assistive Technology Initiative (ATI) is a joint project with the Office of Disability Services (ODS), the Office of Equity and Diversity, and the Kellar Institute for Human Disabilities. It is designed to provide access to assistive technology consultations, training and equipment/software to all students and employees with disabilities.
The ATI also provides conversion of hard copy text (textbooks, class handouts, etc.) into an accessible electronic format for students and employees with print disabilities.
The ATI works collaboratively with University Libraries, the Instructional Design Team, the Office of Disability Services, and the Office of Distance Education to provide accessible media services (i.e., captioning, audio description) to individuals with sensory impairments.
The university libraries have a variety of services and policies designed to ensure comparable access to all library services. Check this site for details.
This page provides important information concerning procedures and contact information for persons with disabilities, in the event of an emergency.
The Office of Disability Services (ODS) at George Mason University provides American Sign Language interpreting services for eligible students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing that are registered with the ODS. These same services are also available for faculty, staff and campus events.
Is your assistive technology not working with a particular Mason website or software application? We want to hear about any technology access issues you may be having. Contact Us for questions.