Online Employee Accommodation Request

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Accessibility and Accommodations Division of the Office for Access & Equity Reasonable Accommodations Portal

Last updated 8/18/2022

Access a previously submitted accommodation request case file here

This form may be used by:

*    UIUC employees: academic professionals, civil service, extra help staff, faculty, other staff

*    Student employees: postdoctoral scholars, GAs, TAs. If you are a Fellow seeking accommodation, please contact DRES

*     Applicants for employment

*    University housing applicants or residents (for ESAs only)

*     System Office Employees physically on UIUC grounds (see below for more details)

*     Members of the public attending events on UIUC grounds

Submit a request through this portal to:

*     Request a Reasonable Accommodation

*     Seek Reasonable Accommodation guidance

PLEASE READ BEFORE PROCEEDING

Please refer to the information below to determine which option is correct for your personal situation.

Disability, Parking, Religious, and Pregnancy/Parenting Accommodations:

To Request a Disability Accommodation (Not COVID-19 vaccination exemption):

*    Select Disability from the drop-down menu entitled "Type of Accommodation Requested:

*    Complete all form fields and upload medical documentation, if available.

*    You will be contacted by the Accessibility and Accommodations Division within 1 business day regarding any outstanding documentation needs and next steps.

*    Also used to request premium travel accommodations.

To Request a Parking Accommodation:

*    Select Parking from the drop-down menu entitled "Type of Accommodation Requested."

*    Complete all form fields and upload medical documentation, if available.

*    You will be contacted by the Accessibility and Accommodations Division within 1 business day regarding any outstanding documentation needs and next steps.

To Request a Religious Accommodation (Not COVID-19 vaccination exemption):

*    Select Religious from the drop-down menu entitled "Type of Accommodation Requested."

*    Complete all form fields and certification statement.

*    You will be contacted by the Accessibility and Accommodations Division within 1 business day regarding any outstanding documentation needs and next steps.

To Request a Pregnancy/Parenting Accommodation:

*   Select Pregnancy/Parenting from the drop-down menu entitled "Type of Accommodation Requested."

      *     Complete all form fields and upload medical documentation, if available.

*     You will be contacted by the Accessibility and Accommodations Division within 1 business day regarding any outstanding documentation needs and next steps.

*    If you are seeking a parking accommodation due to pregnancy related disability, please select "Parking" from the drop down menu.

COVID-19 Curbside & Nasal Swab Testing Accommodations:

To Request a COVID-19 Curbside Testing Accommodation: 

*    You must have an underlying medical condition or disability that precludes you from using the walk-up testing sites

*    Select COVID-19 Curbside Testing from the drop-down menu entitled "Type of Accommodation Requested"

*    If documentation is uploaded at the time of the request which confirms the need for a curbside accommodation, you will be granted an accommodation within 1 business day.

*    If you do not provide medical documentation at the time of the request or additional documentation is needed, you will be granted an Interim Accommodation for 21 days to provide medical documentation confirming the need to use Curbside Testing. If you do not provide any outstanding medical documentation within the above time frame, your accommodation will be revoked, and you will be required to use walk-up testing sites.

*    In all circumstances above, you will be provided next steps and contact information for Curbside Testing by the Accessibility and Accommodations Division.

*    This accommodation is available for all eligible employees working on the Urbana-Champaign campus.

To Request a COVID-19 Alternative Nasal Test:

*    Please contact McKinley Health Center at 217-244-5661 for nasal testing options.


COVID-19 Accommodations for Vaccination Exemptions:

To Request a COVID-19 Vaccination Exemption due to Disability/Medical Condition:

*    Select COVID-19 Vaccination Exemption - Disability from the drop-down menu entitled "Type of Accommodation Requested

*    Complete all form fields and upload medical documentation, if available.

*    Your information will be reviewed and either an Ongoing or Interim Accommodation document will be emailed to you as soon as possible.

*    Employees will have 45 days to submit medical documentation supporting the vaccination exemption is contraindicated due to an underlying medical condition/disability prior to expiration of an Interim Accommodation document.

*    If you are unable to comply with all COVID-19 campus requirements, the Accessibility and Accommodations Division will contact you in 1-5 business days to discuss next steps. If you are a UIUC employee located in a university owned/operated facility remote from Urbana-Champaign and you are requesting a medical exemption, you must follow the guidance set forth by your unit.

To Request a COVID-19 Vaccination Exemption due to Religion/Belief/Moral Conviction/Conscience:

*       Select COVID-19 Vaccination Exemption - Religious from the drop-down menu entitled "Type of Accommodation Requested." Do NOT select Religious from the drop-down menu.

*    Complete all form fields and certification statement. You MUST provide your UIN and University Affiliation in order for the Division to verify your employment status.

*    Your information will be reviewed, and an Accommodation Document will be emailed to you as soon as possible.

      *    An Ongoing Accommodation will remain in effect until such time as 1) the need for the exemption is no longer necessary or 2) the employee fails to meet UIUC COVID-19 campus requirements resulting in revocation of the exemption.

*    If you are unable to comply with all COVID-19 campus requirements, the Accessibility and Accommodations Division will contact you in 1-5 business days to discuss next steps. If you are a UIUC employee located in a university owned/operated facility remote from Urbana-Champaign and you are requesting a medical exemption, you must follow the guidance set forth by your unit.

Note: Employees who are fully remote and do not come to campus are not subject to the above COVID-19 related accommodation requirements.

University Housing Residents or Applicants:

*       If you are a resident of or applicant for University Housing requesting an accommodation for an Emotional Support Animal (ESA), select University Housing ESA from the drop-down menu entitled "Type of Accommodation Requested."

*    Complete all form fields and upload medical documentation, if available.

*    You will be contacted by the Accessibility and Accommodations Division within 1 business day regarding any outstanding documentation needs and next steps.

Student Accommodations:

*     Student Curbside COVID-19 on-campus testing Accommodations: Contact DRES.

*    COVID-19 vaccination exemptions due to disability: Submit your request through McKinley Health Center.

*    Students seeking religious exemptions from COVID-19 vaccination requirements should submit a request through the Office of the Dean of Students.

*    Students who are not employees who are seeking any other type of accommodation should contact DRES.

System Office Employees:

*      If you are a System Office employee working physically on the Urbana-Champaign campus and are requesting a parking accommodation, please use the form below selecting "Parking" from the drop down menu entitled "Type of Accommodation Requested".

*      If you are a System Office employee working physically on the Urbana-Champaign campus and are requesting an ergonomic assessment, please use the form below selecting "Disability" from the drop down menu entitled "Type of Accommodation Requested".

*      System Office employees must use the System Reasonable Accommodation Form unless you are physically located on UIUC grounds and are requesting a parking accommodation or an ergonomic assessment.  

Instructions:

*       If you have previously filed an accommodation request with the Accessibility and Accommodations Division (after December 2019), do not use this form. Please log in using your NetID and Password and submit your request. If your request was filed prior to January 2020, please use the form below.

*     If you need assistance in completing this form or encounter accessibility issues, please call 217-333-0885 or email accessibility@illinois.edu.

*     In most cases, medical documentation is needed in order to begin the Accommodation process. Forms for supplying medical documentation can be found here.

*     Upon successful submission of your request, you will receive an automated email response. If you do not receive this message, please email accessibility@illinois.edu with your name and UIN.

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Case Information

The following questions with asterisk are required questions. If you’re not sure on how to answer them please state that you’re not sure or put N/A

Did you work with the Office for Access and Equity to receive a Reasonable Accommodation prior to January 2020?Required
For any disability, condition, or reason
Would you like to be contacted via email regarding Division updates, training opportunities, and presentations?
1-2 emails per month
Requests submitted on the weekend or a holiday will be addressed when the office reopens.
Upon successful submission of your request, you will receive an automated email within 30 minutes. If you do not receive this message, please email accessibility@illinois.edu with your name, UIN, and email address.