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     Mission, Vission and Goals


The Accessible Education Center (AEC) is committed to an inclusive and collaborative learning environment. The AEC provides access through accommodations, services, and design; facilitating an equal opportunity for students with disabilities to participate in all University programs and services.


The Accessible Education Center (AEC) will be the leader in creating an environment of access, equity, and inclusion for students with disabilities. Through collaboration with students, faculty, staff and the campus community, the AEC will promote independence and academic excellence by embracing and applying universal design concepts. The AEC will foster positive disability identity, independence, and self-advocacy as an essential element embedded in the fabric of diversity through inclusive excellence. 

  • The AEC will lead and collaborate on a commitment to access and equity for students with disabilities as an integral aspect of University’s culture.
  • The AEC will advise and educate the campus community about disability & inclusive practices as it applies to students with disabilities.   
  • The AEC will provide services, strategies, and reasonable accommodations to mitigate the barriers faced by students with disabilities.
  • The AEC will develop and manage resources guided by our mission.
  • The AEC staff will engage in ongoing professional development activities and stay up-to-date on research, legislation, policies, and advancements that impact access, programs/service, and equity for students with disabilities.