Responsible for Maintenance: Disability Services Coordinator and Business Manager
Disability Services under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Policy of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Disability Students Requiring Special Accommodations (ADA)
Richard Bland College (RBC) does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the administration of its educational programs and activities, including admissions and employment practices, and access to, or treatment in its programs and services. The Department of Student Success has been designated to coordinate compliance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). A Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) is available by calling 711-VaRelay/ (804) 863-1615.
Students in need of accommodations, including special housing accommodations, not including housing must follow the procedures found in the manual at the posted on the following website: https://www.rbc.edu/academics/student-support-team/disability-services/.
Student with a disability requiring an Emotional Support Animal can find information for how to apply for one at the following link: https://www.rbc.edu/policy-manual-2019/campus-safety-and-police-policies/
ADA Grievance Procedure
Richard Bland College has adopted an internal grievance procedure providing for prompt and equitable resolution of complaints alleging any action prohibited by the U.S. Department of Justice regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Title II states, in part, that “no otherwise qualified disabled individual shall, solely by reason of such disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination” in programs or activities sponsored by a public entity. Complaints should be submitted using the Student Complaint Procedure described in Section III of this Handbook.