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Americans with Disabilities Act Public Notice

South Dakota State University does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.

Employment: South Dakota State University does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with the ADA title I employment regulations.

Effective Communication: South Dakota State University will, upon request, provide auxiliary aids and services leading to effective communication for people with disabilities, including qualified sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, documents in Braille, and other ways of making communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing, or vision impairments.

Modifications to Policies and Procedures: South Dakota State University will make reasonable modifications to policies and procedures to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy programs, services, and activities. For example, people with service animals are welcomed in South Dakota State University offices, even where pets and other animals are prohibited.

Requests: To request an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures contact Sarah Lesnar ( or call 605-688-4128) as soon as possible, preferably 7 days before the activity or event.

Complaints: Send complaints to Michelle Johnson, Director EO/Title IX CoordinatorMorrill Hall 100, Box 2201, Brookings, SD 57007, 605-688-5374

Upon request, this notice is available in alternative formats such as large print or Braille.