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The Universal Design and Access Committee leading the charge to improve campus for all

The Universal Design and Access Committee leading the charge to improve campus for all

July 26, 2021, is the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act which prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in areas of public life, including schools. Over the past several years, many ADA improvements have been made on the University of Utah campus, including the installation of ADA ramps, changes to parking lots, and the creation of new pathways. This work has improved campus accessibility, not only for individuals with mobility disabilities but also for other users, such as bicyclists and those with strollers.

Still, there is work to do, and the Universal Design and Access committee (UDAC) is leading the charge.

Read more on the Universal Design and Access Committee here