Services for students who have physical, sensory, attention and learning disabilities are provided through the Learning Center and the coordinator of Disability Resources.
The assurance of equal access is based in Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act and in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as well as in the ethical principles guiding the transformative Marymount California University experience.
• Ensure that students who have disabilities can be active participants in all aspects of University life
• Provide and coordinate comprehensive support services and programs that allow students who have disabilities to maximize their potential
• Increase awareness among all members of the University community regarding access and disability issues
• Ensure that students who have disabilities are given the opportunity to perform at a level commensurate with their abilities
• Promote techniques for teaching and learning that most effectively aid students in achieving their goals
• Provide leadership within the community, advocacy and support services for qualified students, and collaborate with faculty, staff and students
• Accept, review, evaluate and maintain documentation
• Determine eligibility for and appropriateness of accommodations
• Develop procedures for and facilitate accommodations
• Inform the community (students, faculty, staff and administration) about procedures and services
• Act as a liaison between students and faculty, staff and administration
• Advocate for students
• Assist students in understanding and developing individual coping strategies for their particular disability(ies), as well as advising faculty, staff and administration regarding disabilities and the accommodations that enable students to achieve their potential
Technology can be a valuable asset to all students, especially to those who have disabilities. Technological support at Marymount California is available through the coordinator of Disability Resources and includes:
Assistance in learning to use assistive technology is available through the coordinator of Disability Resources and the MAST program learning specialists.
Marymount California University is committed to making all programs and services accessible to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Marymount California University prohibits any discrimination on the basis of disability. This applies to any aspect of the University’s operation including but not limited to admissions, academic requirements, financial aid, housing or any other school-administered program or service.
Any individual who has questions or concerns regarding accessibility to any facility, program or service should contact:
Ruth Proctor, ADA/504 Coordinator
Cecilia Hall 218
30800 Palos Verdes Drive East
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
310 377 5501 ext. 7367
Marymount California University has a process for addressing issues regarding the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the ADA. For further information please contact the ADA/504 Coordinator.
Individuals are encouraged to attempt to resolve grievances using the University process. However, individuals have the right to file any grievance directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Complaints filed with the OCR must be filed within 180 days from when the incident occurred.
Marymount California embraces students of all faiths, ages and backgrounds. Although attendance is not required, everyone is invited to attend Wednesday Mass and participate in Campus Ministry events.
Our programs are designed for students who truly want to make a difference. Courses emphasize problem solving, communication strategies and a sense of entrepreneurship. With a focus on the future, Marymount California continues to
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