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Disabilities Support Services

Mission and Vision

As an institution committed to fostering the talents and encouraging the personal and intellectual development of all of its members, Lehigh University will strive to:

University Resources

It is the responsibility of students, university faculty, or exempt and non-exempt staff with disabilities to identify themselves to the appropriate university contact person to provide the required documentation in order to receive accommodations. Given the specific nature of each person's disability, “reasonable accommodations” will be determined on an individual basis by the appropriate university contact person.

Resources for Students

Academic accommodations student requests should be directed to:

Cheryl Ashcroft, Assistant Dean of Students, Academic Support, Phone: 610-758-4152, Email: caa4@lehigh.edu

Additional information for students may be found at the following website: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inacsup/disabilities/

Students with physical, chronic health, or sensory (visual/auditory) disabilities who are requesting assistance with non-academic concerns such as mobility assistance, access to buildings, architectural barriers, etc. should contact:

Cheryl Ashcroft, Assistant Dean of Students, Academic Support, Phone: 610-758-4152, Email: caa4@lehigh.edu

and/or Julia Parker, Campus Planning and Projects, Phone: 610-758-4191, Email: jkp313@lehigh.edu

Resources for Faculty

Faculty requests for accommodations should be directed to:

Vincent Munley, Deputy Provost for Faculty Affairs, Phone: 610-758-3165, Email: vgm0@lehigh.edu

Resources for Exempt and Non-Exempt Staff

Requests for accommodations for exempt and nonexempt staff should be directed to:

Judith Zavalydriga, Director, Employee Relations and Workplace Learning and Performance (primary contact), Phone: 610-758-3900, Email: jaz308@lehigh.edu

Or

Linda Lefever, Human Resources Associate (secondary contact), Phone: 610-758-3900, Email: lip3@lehigh.edu

Additional information for exempt and nonexempt staff may be found at the following website: https://cf.lehigh.edu/FAPolicicies/viewpdf.php?pid=166