Reasonable Accommodations

Winona State University is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors with disabilities.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, no qualified individual with a disability shall be discriminated against or excluded from consideration for employment or participation in or the benefits of the services, programs or activities of Winona State University.

Under the ADA and Section 504, a person is considered to have a disability if they:

  1. have a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities (such as hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, performing manual tasks, walking, caring for oneself, learning or concentrating)
  2. have a record of having such impairment
  3. are regarded as having such an impairment class

The University provides reasonable and appropriate accommodations to individuals with disabilities.

It is the responsibility of employees with disabilities to seek available assistance and to make their needs known.

To request an accommodation, contact Human Resources team member Jessica Wenzel at 507.457.5005 or jwenzel@winona.edu.

Winona State University will provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Minnesota Human Rights Act (MHRA) and Minnesota State Board Policy 1B.4.

Questions about accommodations while on campus interviewing for a position should be directed to Lori Mikl, Director of Affirmative, Equity & Legal Affairs / ADA Compliance Officer. Lori can be reached at lmikl@winona.edu and 507.457.2766.

Winona State University will provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Minnesota Human Rights Act (MHRA) and Minnesota State Board Policy 1B.4.

Questions from members of the public about disability accommodations should be directed to Lori Mikl, Director of Affirmative Action/Equity & Legal Affairs, at lmikl@winona.edu or 507.457.2766.

Students with documented disabilities can request an accommodation so that they can be successful in their academic programs.

For information and support, contact Access Services at 507.457.2957 or access@winona.edu.

Concerns & Complaints

Concerns from employees, job applicants, students and members of the public about disability accommodations should be directed to the ADA/504 Compliance Officer Lori Mikl at lmikl@winona.edu or 507.457.2766.


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