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Employees with Disabilities

The Rockefeller University encourages all of our current employees and students to voluntarily self-identify if they have or have had a disability.

So that we may properly identify you, we invite you to fill out our self-identification form and return it to the Human Resources Office. Your completion of this form is completely voluntary. Any information provided is confidential and will be used only in accordance with applicable federal regulations. Disclosure or refusal to provide this information will not subject you to any adverse treatment.

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act of 2008 (ADAAA), a disability is an impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity or a history of such impairment or condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to: Blindness (one or both eyes), Deafness (one or both ears), Cancer (have had or currently have), Diabetes, Epilepsy, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, HIV/AIDS, Schizophrenia, Muscular Dystrophy, Bipolar Disorder, Major Depression, Multiple Sclerosis, missing limbs or partially missing limbs, PTSD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, impairments requiring the use of a wheelchair, and Intellectual Disability. A more comprehensive definition of disabilities can be found on our FAQs page.

One billion people in the world have a disability

Please see disability.gov for more information regarding your rights as an employee.

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.