Office of Access and Equity
The Office of Access and Equity coordinates the development of policy, procedures, programs and services related to equality of opportunity in employment, business access, admissions, retention, academics, advancement and general treatment for faculty, staff, students and visitors. Access and Equity monitors the University’s compliance with all federal, state and University policies related to equitable treatment and unlawful discrimination. Access and Equity accomplishes its mission through the implementation of activities in four main areas: Compliance, Education and Training, Outreach Programs and Research and Evaluation. The research and evaluation component is done in collaboration with the Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education.
Join us in our celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month
October is National Disability Employment Awareness (NDEAM) month. Each year NDEAM provides us with the opportunity to raise awareness about various disability issues and to celebrate the contributions of employees with diverse abilities and the value they bring to workplaces. For more information and to register visit the NDEAM events page.
Ross Cathy (’07) ADA Scholarship - Embracing & Valuing Differing Abilities
Applications are now being accepted by the Office of Access and Equity for the Ross Cathy (’07) ADA Scholarship - Embracing & Valuing Differing Abilities.
This scholarship is offered to any current undergraduate student who has successfully registered with Clemson’s Student Accessibility Services (SAS) or will provide appropriate information to the Office of Access and Equity indicating a qualified disability. Students must be in good standing and have earned a minimum of 12 semester hours with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
The scholarship was created by Ross Cathy. Ross earned a degree in communications studies from Clemson in 2007 and credits SAS for helping him achieve his academic goals.
Download and complete the Scholarship Application and submit via email with all supporting documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. For consideration, applications must be received no later than May 20, 2022.