Accessibility at Illinois

The University of Illinois is committed to ensuring equal access to information, programs, and activities and an inclusive environment for all individuals.

This page contains links to important resources and points of contact for the university's accessibility and inclusion efforts for persons with disabilities.

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Accessibility and Accommodation Points of Contact

Questions and Policy Concerns

For questions and concerns about accessibility practices or compliance issues, contact the ADA Coordinators

For Students

Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES)
(217) 333-3316

For Employees and Applicants

Accessibility and Accommodations Division
Office for Access & Equity
(217) 333-0885

For Student Veterans

Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education
(217) 300-3515

Workplace Accommodation

Report an Incident

Complaints of Discrimination or Harassment

Complaints regarding discrimination or harassment on the basis of a disability can be made to the Office for Access & Equity. For more information on filing a complaint of discrimination or harassment on the basis of a disability, please visit Submit a Claim of Discrimination or Harassment.

Concerns about negative behavior and campus belonging

If you have a concern about behavior that negagtively affects the climate of inclusion and belonging on campus you can share your concern with the Campus Belonging Resources staff in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Learn more about campus belonging resources

Reporting to External Agencies

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has the authority to investigate charges of discrimination against employers who are covered by the law.

Chicago District Office
500 West Madison Street
Suite 2000
Chicago, Illinois 60661
PHONE: (800) 669-4000
TTY: (312) 869-8001
FAX: (312) 869-8220

Office for Civil Rights

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces several federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination in programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance from the Department of Education.

Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
Citigroup Center
500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475
Chicago, IL 60661-4544
PHONE: (312) 730-1560
TDD: (800) 877-8339
FAX: (312) 730-1576

Illinois Department of Human Rights

The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) is the state agency responsible for enforcing the Illinois Human Rights Act. A discrimination charge can be initiated by calling, writing or appearing in person at the Department’s Chicago or Springfield office within 180 days of the date the alleged discrimination.

Springfield Office
222 South College
Room 101
Intake Unit
Springfield, IL 62704
PHONE: (217) 785-5100
TTY: (866) 740-3953
FAX: (217) 785-5106
Illinois Department of Human Rights

University Policies and Procedures

    See the Office for Access and Equity website for policies and procedures and aditional campuswide accessibility information, including the ADA Transition Plan.