Disability, Accessibility and Accommodation

University ADA-504 Coordinator

Dr. Valerie O. Hayes, Esq.

For questions about or guidance on disability, access, and accomodation resources at Stockton University.

Student Disability Services

Provides information on the Learning Access Program (LAP) and services for students with disabilities.

Reasonable Accomodation Process for Students

Employee Workplace Accommodation

Provides information on disability and employment accommodation for current Stockton employees and applicants for employment at Stockton.

Reasonable Accommodation Process for Employees

General Accessibility Assistance

Provides general information and Stockton accessibility resources.

Blackboard Ally

Provides help for faculty improve accessibility of course documents.

Technology Accessibility

Website Content

University Relations and Marketing (URM) maintains the CMS (content management system) and templates for stockton.edu. In addition, URM maintains the Accessibility Statement affirming that the website endeavors to conform to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. URM also assists individuals with website content, development and any other inquiries. For questions concerning stockton.edu, contact URM at 609-626-3600 or universityrelations@stockton.edu.

Accessibility Services

Information Technology Services (ITS) provides accessibility services in many areas including the following major functional areas: Academic Computing, Administrative Computing, End-User Training and Support, Communications and Networking, and Systems Administration and Operation. For questions concerning ITS services, contact the ITS Help Desk.  

Library Databases

Richard E. Bjork Library’s three central databases providers, EBSCO, Gale, and ProQuest are compliant with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and/or W3C WAI WCAG 2.0. These vendors also provide information about accessibility features on the homepages of the databases they offer, including Ebook Central from ProQuest. For all other vendor databases to which the library subscribes, please look for information regarding accessibility on the landing page of those resources. The Library only procures digital video that includes closed captioning. For more information on ADA accessibility in the Library, please visit the list of ADA Compliant Databases under “A-Z Databases” on the library website or call 609-652-4346.

Center for Teaching and Learning Design

The Center for Teaching and Learning Design offers expertise in course design and the use of digital resources to promote inclusive student success. For questions concerning course design and the use of digital resources in teaching, contact 609-626-3828 r ctld@stockton.edu.

LAP Accessibility Toolbox

LAP Accessibility Toolbox provides a list of programs and applications that may be helpful for students struggling with reading, writing, note taking, and time management. For questions concerning the accessibility toolbox, contact 609- 652-4988 or lap@stockton.edu.

Policy & Procedures

  • Policy I-67 – Disability, Accessibility, and Reasonable Accommodations
  • Policy I-125 - Service Animal and Emotional Support Animal Policy
  • Procedure 3990 – Service Animal Procedure, Student and Community Procedure
  • Procedure 3991 – Emotional Support Animal Procedure
  • Procedure 6921 – Building Evacuation (section on Evacuation of Persons with Disabilities)
  • Procedure 6950 – Disability, Accessibility, and Accommodation

Campus Resources

Accessibility Statement

Student Accommodations

Learning Access Program 

Employee Accommodations

Office of Human Resources (to begin the reasonable accommodation request process)

Teaching Support

Center for Teaching and Learning Design

Technology Assistance

Information and Technology Services Help Desk
Galloway Campus

Atlantic City

Parking and Transportation

Parking maps and other resources regarding parking and buses on campus available on the Parking & Transportation website

Disability Studies Minor – Shift from the Medical Model to the Social Model of Disability

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Stockton University does not discriminate in its application process, employment, educational programs and activities on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, sex/gender (including pregnancy), marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, familial status, religion, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, or disability, including perceived disability, physical, mental and/or intellectual disabilities.

The following office handles inquiries regarding Stockton University’s non-discrimination policies:

Office of Equal Opportunity & Institutional Compliance
Stockton University
101 Vera King Farris Drive
Galloway NJ 08205-9441
Office: L-214
Phone: 609-652-4693 | Fax: 609-626-3535