Americans with Disabilities Act

Lewis University recognizes and supports the standards set forth in Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and similar state laws (hereinafter “applicable law” or “law[s]”), which are designed to eliminate discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities. Disabilities may include physical or mental impairments which substantially limit one or more of a person’s major life activities and which necessitate modifications to the facilities, programs, or services of the University.

If you have questions about accommodations or accessibility to programs, services, or activities offered on campus please contact the Learning Access Coordinator in the Academic Services department within the Center for Academic Success & Enrichment (CASE) at 815-836-5593 or

Lewis University does not discriminate with regard to race, creed or religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or color. The University seeks to provide an environment and community where each person may develop academically, socially, and spiritually. Lewis University is committed to making reasonable accommodations for qualifying students, faculty, and employees with disabilities as required by applicable laws. Lewis University is committed to making the campus and its facilities accessible as required by applicable laws. The University, upon request, would move programs and activities currently held in inaccessible facilities to accessible locations. Please allow at least four business days for accommodations. Depending on the nature of the program, service, or activity, accommodations may take longer or be able to be coordinated in less time. The University cannot make accommodations that are unduly burdensome or that fundamentally alter the nature of the University’s programs.