Prospective Student, Facilities For Students With Disabilities And Special Needs

2022 Barrier-Free University Awards

Our university, the Council of Higher Education (NO) by “2022 Barrier-Free University AwardsDue to the arrangements made in the area of ​​access within the scope of ”; It is entitled to be an Orange Flag candidate with its faculties of Medicine, Dentistry, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Health Sciences.

Atlas University Barrier-Free Access Unit (EEB)

It was established in 2020 in accordance with the Turkish Higher Education Institutions Disability Consultation and Coordination Regulation. As stated in the Higher Education Institutions Disabled Consultation and Coordination Regulation, to identify the administrative, physical, housing needs and social and academic needs of disabled students and to determine what needs to be done to meet these needs, to plan, implement and develop the studies to be carried out and to evaluate the results of the studies. It is among the main responsibilities of the Barrier-Free Access Unit.

The Unit, which sprouted under the Department of Health, Culture and Sports of Atlas University, started its activities in its first campus, Vadi Campus. EEB determines the requirements for meeting the biopsychosocial needs of all employees and students of the University. It implements and develops the determinations and evaluates the results of the studies carried out in order to ensure equal participation in academic and social fields. It organizes planning with relevant department heads and units in the implementation of accessibility standards. The Barrier-Free Access Unit submits the report it prepares at the end of each academic year, containing the activity and evaluation results, to the Presidency of the Council of Higher Education.

There is a Representative responsible for Unit activities in the Student Affairs Office on the Vadi Campus. Applications regarding practices that restrict the daily activities of Atlas University students and staff on campus and their accessibility to University information systems and media accounts are forwarded to the Unit's Board of Directors by the Representative. The Barrier-Free Access Unit Representative allows people who want to apply and get information to meet face to face on weekdays. Orientation and adaptation programs are organized for disabled students who start education every academic year.

Who can apply to the Barrier-Free Access Unit?

All Atlas University students and staff with temporary or indefinite disabilities who apply to the Barrier-Free Access Unit can benefit from the necessary arrangements if they need them. The Barrier-Free Access Office makes a joint decision with the applicant student/staff during the regulation process.

Regulations are implemented as long as necessary, proportionate and appropriate.