Selected policies and procedures on service and companion animals on campus. Due to new ADA regulations all service animal policies should be revised. As we discover poliies and procedures based on the 2011 regulations we will post them
This page provides an example of service animal guidance for the campus at Santa Monica City College.
Mt. SAC’s eight page service animal policy is thorough and inclusive of multiple considerations of service animals, including distinguishing it from therapy/comfort animals. Approved on December 10, 2014, and reviewed in 2015 and 2016. Still current posted as of June 15, 2019.
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Published by the U.S. Dept of Justice, Office of Civil RIghts, Disability Rights Section in 2011, this two-page document provides a targeted overview of service animals per revised ADA title II and title III regulations. Topics include how a service animal is defined, where they are allowed, that they must be under control, and other topics including inquiries, exclusions, charges, and other specific rules related to service animals. This document is considered to be the companion piece to the document titled, “Frequently Asked Questions about Service Animals and the ADA,” also published by the Department of Justice, Office of Civil Rights.
Published by the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section in July 2015, this document provides an extensive overview of the law and its application to various situations. This document is considered to be the companion to the document titled “ADA Revised Requirements: Service Animals,” also published by the Department of Justice, Office of Civil Rights.
Policy developed by Commmunity College of Vermont in response to OCR letter. (2012)
Discrimination regarding submission of medical documentation to substantiate need for service dog. (2012)
In accordance with new 2011 ADA regulations, all service animal policies and procedures need to be revised and updated. This is a generic sample of what may be included, created by the Galvin Group. Reviewed for currency 2019.
In accordance with new 2011 ADA regulations, all service animal policies and procedures need to be revised and updated. This is a generic sample of what may be included, created by Galvin Group 2012, still current 2019.
Created by the Galvin Group, reviewed and current 2019, and accessible.
U.S. Department of Justice. (2015) This is a lawsuit brought on behalf of a minor and their use of a service animal.