Accessibility Policies

Accessibility Policies

Agency Based Voter Registration Site

The Office of Accessibility Services (OAS) is a New York State Agency-Based Voter Registration Site, where students with disabilities are offered information, voter registration application forms and the opportunity to register to vote.  There is no obligation to register to vote and the student's decision will have no effect on services offered by the Office of Accessibility Services.

Voter registration information and application forms are also available at the website for the State Board of Elections of the State of New York at

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Click here to see The City University of New York policy on non-discrimination.

Note that a large-print version of this policy is available upon request in electronic and/or paper format.

Non-Discrimination of Students on the Basis of Pregnancy, Childbirth and Related Conditions

Students needing assistance can seek accommodations from the Office of Accessibility Services through the Accessibility Services Director Nadia Griffith-Allen at and 212-237-8031, NB office L.66. Students may also consult with the Title IX Coordinator Gabriela Leal regarding this policy at and 646–557-4674.

Click here to view the U.S. Department of Education regulations 34 C.F.R. Section 106.40(b) concerning pregnancy and related conditions.

New Information Pertaining to Accommodating Students with Disabilities

View updates regarding accomodating students with disabilities at John Jay College (PDF).

New Guidelines Regarding Service Animals

Click here to read about service animal guidelines (PDF).

Click here to View Reasonable Accommodations : A Faculty Guide to Teaching College Students with Disabilities (PDF).

Appeal Process

Click here to read about service animal guidelines (PDF).

Click here to learn about how to submit an appeal.