New Mexico State University (NMSU) is dedicated to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified NMSU employees and applicants in accordance with state and federal laws. Qualified individuals with disabilities are protected from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, job training, and other aspects of employment.
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), an individual with a disability is a person who has:
- A physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities;
- A record of such an impairment; or
- Is regarded as having such an impairment
In keeping with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) is committed to assisting qualified individuals obtain equal employment opportunities. OIE’s primary ADA role involves assisting individuals with the processing of Petitions for Accommodation, as well as assist with the filing of discrimination based grievances. OIE Staff members work with faculty, staff and supervisors; however are not exclusive advocates working on behalf of a petitioner. Any employee who believes that he or she needs a reasonable accommodation should initiate a Petition for Accommodation through OIE.
Disability Accommodation Forms
- Petition for Accommodation print form
- Petition for Accommodation Fillable Form
- Essential Job Functions Questionnaire
Related NMSU Policies
Related Links & Websites
Disability/Americans with Disabilities Act
Student/Academic Access by Campus/Branch