Accessibility at KSU
individual with a disability who wishes to participate in an activity or program
offered by the institution and needs assistance should contact the office sponsoring
the program at least five working days prior to the date of the program so that
arrangements can be made.
During fire alarms or other
emergency situations which require exiting a multistory building without the
use of the elevator, students who are physically disabled should proceed to
the nearest stairwell and wait for emergency personnel to assist them in exiting
Should a student become
ill while on the campus, the institution's public safety personnel will follow
their standard emergency response procedures. Students who may require additional
special considerations should notify the Department of Public Safety.
- Officers of the Department
of Public Safety are trained as emergency medical technicians and will be
called to assess the situation and administer immediate first aid.
- If the student is conscious
and alert and wants an ambulance to be called, the attending officer will
comply with the request.
- If the student is unconscious,
he/she will be treated and transported to the hospital by ambulance. The attending
officer will call the ambulance at the individual's expense to transport him/her
to the nearest emergency room.
- Every reasonable effort
will be made to contact parents, spouse or next of kin to inform them of the
Department of Public Safety
TDD Telephones on Campus
Telephone access for individuals
with hearing impairment or speech impairment is available at KSU in the following
- TDD devices are located
in offices around campus for official use by campus personnel conducting university
- The KSU Department of
Public Safety has TDD capabilities for emergency phone access.
- The disAbled Student
Support Services office has a dedicated TDD phone line which can be reached
- Pay phones with TDD
capabilities are located in these places:
- Kennesaw Hall, near
PE Bldg, main entrance lobby
Burruss Bldg, first floor near Room 123
Student Center addition, first floor near Room 169
Student Center addition, first floor near Room 174
Student Center (old), second floor lobby
Science Bldg., near auditorium (Room 109)
Library, outside the south entrance
Wilson Bldg, second floor near Room 238
KSU Center, south entrance near Room 240
The Georgia Relay Service
will relay telephone calls between individuals who use a TDD and individuals
who use a voice phone. The Georgia Relay Service can be reached at 1-800-255-0056
from a TDD or 1-800-255-0135 from a voice phone.