Director of Disability Support Resources
If you have a question related to support services and accommodations that enhance the environment for persons with disabilities, contact Kathleen VanderVeen, Assistant Vice President for Inclusion Planning and Director of Disability Support Resources.
Disability Support Resources (DSR) promotes the full inclusion of individuals with disabilities. Its mission is to provide support services and accommodations that enhance the environment for persons with disabilities and to help educate the university community on disability issues.
Some of the ways DSR assists students, faculty, and staff members is with academic advising, alternate format textbooks, alternate test taking, assistive technology, documentation to professors, study skills, note-taking, tutoring, and van transportation. Contact Kathleen for help in this area.
If you feel that you have been treated unfairly on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, weight, identity and expression then contact Kathleen VanderVeen, Assistant Vice President for Inclusion Planning and Director of Disability Support Resources, Office of Inclusion and Equity. Discrimination or harassment based on any these factors are not welcome in our university community.Contact Kathleen for help in this area.
The goal of Grand Valley State University is to maintain a positive work environment for employees and a climate conducive to learning for students. The University, consistent with its policies and procedures, promotes institutional diversity by embracing such concepts as "affirmative action" and "equal opportunity" as a campus-wide strategy to provide equal access to opportunity. The University's commitment to non-discrimination is the foundation for such efforts.