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Navigating Accommodation Requests for Emotional Support Animals on College Campuses

WHEN: 12:00 pm, July 19

WHERE: Fretwell 113

Presented by Kris Caudle, Legal Fellow for the Office of Legal Affairs and Gena Smith, Director of Disability Services

This session will provide an overview of federal disability laws and UNC Charlotte policies related to the use of emotional support animals on campus, with a focus on: (1) the distinction between service animals and emotional support animals; (2) FHA regulations governing emotional support animals in on-campus residences; (3) managing conflicting disability scenarios; and (4) practical considerations in analyzing accommodations requests.

Please RSVP to Melanie White if you plan to attend (an RSVP is helpful but not required).  

​For more information about past training sessions and to learn about upcoming training sessions, see the Legal Affairs Training Sessions page.​

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