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The EOA is responsible for coordinating disability support services and monitoring the accessibility of programs, activities and buildings for Vanderbilt University, consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act of 2008 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  The EOA staff assists departments with providing reasonable accommodations for faculty and staff with disabilities; ensures that Vanderbilt programs and events are accessible to the Vanderbilt community and visitors; monitors the accessibility of the university; investigates disability discrimination complaints for faculty and staff; and provides training on disability related issues.