Disability Information

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

Related NMSU Policies

Regents Policy Manual

  • 3.25 Equal Opportunity and Prohibition of Unlawful Discrimination

Administrative Rules and Procedures of NMSU

  • 3.25 – Discrimination, Harassment and Sexual Misconduct on Campus
  • 3.30 – Disability Accommodation
  • 3.90 Religious Denominations
  • 1.20 – Gender Equity Policy and Statement of Principles
Related Links & Websites

Disability/Americans with Disabilities Act

Civil Rights

Student/Academic Access by Campus/Branch