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Americans with Disabilities Act Essential Functions

ADA Acknowledgement Form (PDF) - All new entering students are required to complete this form. For specific information on the essentials by program, please refer to the information below.

It is the policy of the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and state and local requirements regarding students and applicants with disabilities. Under these laws, no otherwise qualified and competitive individual with a disability shall be denied access to or participation in services, programs, and activities of UTMB-Galveston solely on the basis of the disability.

The University of Texas Medical Branch is committed to equal opportunity for students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability or would like to obtain information regarding services for students with disabilities, a complete copy of the "Student with Disabilities: Guidelines for Compliance" may be obtained from the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity.

The following links will lead you to a description that describes essential functions (abilities) needed to complete each of the following curricula.