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  • Diversifying the Georgetown Faculty

    Diversity, equity, and inclusion are an integral part of building great institutions of higher learning and are critical to the university’s mission and values. IDEAA seeks to provide university stak

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  • How to File a Discrimination Complaint with IDEAA

    IDEAA reviews, investigates, and resolves alleged violations of the University's Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination in Employment and Non-Discrimination in Education Policies, Affirmative Actio

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  • Planning an Accessible Event

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 require that Georgetown University ensure that its programs, facilities, goods and services are acc

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  • External Resources

    Job Applicants and the Americans with Disabilities ActFacts About the Americans with Disabilities ActJob Accommodations Network (JAN)Americans with Disabilities Act HomepageUS Department of Labor- Di

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  • University Resources

    Department of Safety and Environmental ManagementFaculty and Staff BenefitsFaculty and Staff Assistance ProgramGeorgetown University Emergency Preparedness and Evacuation Procedures for Persons with

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Q) What aspects of the employment relationship does the ADA cover? Q) How do I handle an applicant who has a visible disability or makes mention of a physical or medical condition in the course of

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  • Accommodation Guidelines for Managers

    Employers are required to provide “reasonable accommodations” – appropriate changes and adjustments – to enable applicants and employees to either be considered for a job opening or to perform the es

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  • Definitions

    For the purposes of these guidelines, the following definitions apply: DisabilityEssential FunctionsMental DisabilityPhysical ImpairmentQualified IndividualReasonable AccommodationReligious Accomm

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  • Confidentiality

    Information relating to the underlying reason for an individual's accommodation request, whether relating to medical or disability conditions or a religious belief, which includes written requests fo

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  • Procedures for Employees

    Employees who believe they will need a reasonable accommodation to perform their essential job functions should contact IDEAA. The University will also accept a request from a legally authorized fami

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