Disabled Persons

What is available for persons with disabilities?

Disability Accommodations

  1. Students: Disability Resources and Services
  2. Employees: Human Resources, Employee and Labor Relations
  3. Applicants for Employment: Human Resources at (215) 204-7174

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STUDENTS

Disability Resources and Services (DRS)

DRS is located on Temple University's Main Campus in Ritter Hall, adjacent to Kiva Auditorium. The most efficient entry can be made from Cecil B. Moore Avenue between Broad and 13th Streets.

Refer to the Temple University website for map and directions. Map

Disability Resources and Services

100 Ritter Annex

1301 C. B. Moore Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19122

215-204-1280 (Voice)

215-204-1786 (TTY)

215-204-6794 (Fax)

drs@temple.edu

 

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY'S AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR THE EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

EMPLOYEES

Temple University is subject to the Americans with Disabilities Act, and to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which requires employers to extend equal employment opportunity to qualified persons with disabilities.

If you have a disability and would like to be considered under the affirmative action plan, inform the Office of Equal Opportunity Compliance.  Disclosure is voluntary.  The information obtained shall be kept confidential, except that (I) supervisors and managers may be informed regarding restrictions on the work or duties of disabled individuals, and regarding necessary accommodations; (II) medical and safety personnel may be informed if the condition might require emergency treatment; and (III) government officials investigating Temple's compliance with the Acts shall be informed.

If you would like to be considered under the Affirmative Action Plan for employment of persons with disabilities, please contact our office at (215) 204-8890, or by e-mail: sfoehl@temple.edu, or tracey.hamilton@temple.edu.

For disability accommodations, employees should contact Deirdre Culbreath-Walton, Human Resources at (215) 926-2296, or deirdre.walton@temple.edu.

Applicants in need of disability accommodations, please contact a Human Resources Representative at (215) 204-7174.

 

OTHER RESOURCES AT TEMPLE

Institute on Disabilities

The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University is one of the sixty-one University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service funded by the Administration on Developmental Disabilities U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

 

SECTION 504/ADA COORDINATOR:

Sandra Foehl, Director, Temple University Office of Equal Opportunity Compliance