ACADEMICS

  • Campus Accessibility

    Worcester State University is committed to being an inclusive community in which our diversity enhances learning for all and in which people from all cultures and backgrounds have the opportunity to participate fully and succeed.

    Public Notice of the Americans with Disabilities Act

    Worcester State University provides equal access to its programs, services, and employment for all persons including persons with disabilities. It is the policy of the University to maintain an academic and work environment free of discrimination. If you have concerns related to non-discrimination policies or a grievance related to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact:

    Student Contact

    Fran Manocchio
    ADA Coordinator and Director of Student Accessibility Services
    508-929-8733

    Employee/Visitor Contact

    Stacey Luster
    Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, Payroll and Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
    508-929-8053.

    Facility Access

    If you require immediate assistance with a facility access issue, please contact University Police Department at 508-929-8911.

    Handicapped Parking

    A number of parking spaces have been designated on campus for vehicles displaying a valid handicapped license plate or official placard from the Registry of Motor Vehicles. These spaces have been identified by signs and painted stripes on each parking space. Each space is designated by a yellow handicap access symbol.

    University Accommodations for Students

    If you would like to explore reasonable educational accommodations, classroom accommodations, and/or housing accommodations, please contact Student Accessibility Services, Room 131 Administration Building at 508-929-8733 or sas@worcester.edu.

    University Accommodations for Employees

    If you need accommodations as an employee, please contact Susan Moore, Director of Human Resources at 508-929-8117.

    Alternative Format Materials and Communication

    If you find that you are unable to access web or online content, please contact Fran Manocchio in Student Accessibility Services at 508-929-8733 for support with obtaining alternative format materials (e.g., large print or electronic). If you require an alternative means of communication, such as a Sign Language interpreter, please contact Fran Manocchio in Student Accessibility Services at 508-929-8733.

    Additional Resources for Grievances

    Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD)
    https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-commission-against-discrimination
    Email: mcad@mass.gov
    Phone: 617-994-6000

    U. S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights
    https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html
    Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov
    Phone: 617-289-0111