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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) PolicyTexas A&M University is committed to providing equitable access to learning opportunities forall students. If you experience barriers to your education due to a disability or think you mayhave a disability, please contact Disability Resources in the Student Services Building or at (979)845-1637 or visitdisability.tamu.edu. Disabilities may include, but are not limited to attentional,learning, mental health, sensory, physical, or chronic health conditions. All students areencouraged to discuss their disability related needs with Disability Resources and theirinstructors as soon as possible.Title IX and Statement on Limits to ConfidentialityTexas A&M University is committed to fostering a learning environment that is safe andproductive for all. University policies and federal and state laws prohibit gender-baseddiscrimination and sexual harassment, including sexual assault, sexual exploitation, domesticviolence, dating violence, and stalking.With the exception of some medical and mental health providers, all university employees(including full and part-time faculty, staff, paid graduate assistants, student workers, etc.) areMandatory Reporters and must report to the Title IX Office if the employee experiences,observes, or becomes aware of an incident that meets the following conditions (seeUniversityRule 08.01.01.M1):The incident is reasonably believed to be discrimination or harassment.The incident is alleged to have been committed by or against a person who, at the time ofthe incident, was (1) a student enrolled at the University or (2) an employee of theUniversity.Mandatory Reporters must file a report regardless of how the information comes to theirattention – including but not limited to face-to-face conversations, a written class assignment orpaper, class discussion, email, text, or social media post. Although Mandatory Reporters mustfile a report, in most instances, you will be able to control how the report is handled, includingwhether or not to pursue a formal investigation. The University’s goal is to make sure you areaware of the range of options available to you and to ensure access to the resources you need.Students wishing to discuss concerns in a confidential setting are encouraged to make anappointment withCounseling and Psychological Services(CAPS).Students can learn more about filing a report, accessing supportive resources, and navigating theTitle IX investigation and resolution process on the University’sTitle IX webpage.
ENGR 102 – Syllabus.v2, Fall 20208Statement on Mental Health and WellnessTexas A&M University recognizes that mental health and wellness are critical factors thatinfluence a student’s academic success and overall wellbeing. Students are encouraged to engagein proper self-care by utilizing the resources and services available from Counseling &Psychological Services (CAPS). Students who need someone to talk to can call the TAMUHelpline (979-845-2700) from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. weekdays and 24 hours on weekends. 24-hour emergency help is also available through the National Suicide Prevention Hotline (800-273-8255) or atsuicidepreventionlifeline.org.

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