Student Services Manual (SSM)

Interim Posting

Note: At the request of the provost, a vice provost, or a vice president, this policy has been posted in the interim between scheduled posting dates by University Policy Manuals Group because it has significant and urgent importance for the university community. This policy will be included in the publication process by the next feasible posting for online policies and procedures.


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Effective: 7/20/2015

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SSM 701–07: Therapy and Emotional Support Animals on ASU’s Campuses

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Purpose

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To provide guidelines on therapy or emotional support animals in university/campus housing

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Sources

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The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 United States Code §§ 701–796
Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988, 42 United States Code § 3601 et seq.
24 CFR 100.204
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (1990, 2008), 42 United States Code § 12101 et seq.
Disability Resource Center

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Policy

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Students seeking permission to have a therapy or emotional support animal that is not a service animal in their university/campus residence are required to register with Disability Resource Center (DRC) and follow the standard accommodation process of submitting disability documentation that supports the need for a therapy or emotional support animal. One may contact the DRC or University Housing for more information.


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