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Disability Law and Policies

Disability Resource Center (DRC) Policies and Guidelines

The Rights of Students with Disabilities

For a general overview of disability and compliance on the Cal Poly campus, please visit the Office of Diversity and Compliance, which covers topics such as:

  • How does the law protect students with disabilities?
  • What is a disability?
  • What is an institution's obligation toward students with disabilities?
  • What are the rights of a student with a disability at Cal Poly Pomona?

California State University (CSU) Policies and Guidelines

Student Confidentiality

DRC practices the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), which is a law that protects students' educational records and prevents the improper disclosure of these records. As DRC student, you must sign a release of information and specify the individual you are authorizing the release of disability-related information. Without your authorization, we will not disclose information to faculty, staff, or parents.