Disability Compliance Officer and Coordinators

The people listed below are available to provide you with information about disability accommodations and access at the university. The ADA Compliance Officer is responsible for ensuring that the university has appropriate procedures in place for receiving disability-related complaints and grievances and conducting investigations. When appropriate, the ADA Compliance Officer may make recommendations for resolution of disputes and is responsible for ensuring that UC Santa Cruz complies with disability-related UC policies and with state and federal disability laws.

ADA Compliance Coordinator 

Anna Finn
Associate Chancellor and Chief of Staff
Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
E-mail: annaf@ucsc.edu

ADA Officers 

Nubyaan Scott, ADA Compliance Officer
Equity and Equal Protection

E-Mail: nubyaan@ucsc.edu

Mohamed Shahin, ADA Compliance Officer
Equity and Equal Protection
E-Mail: mshahin@ucsc.edu

Campus Public Access Manager (including public access for visitors and guests)

Nubyaan Scott and Mohamed Shahin
Adminsitrative Operations Officer, Equity and Equal Protection 
E-Mail: adaaccess@ucsc.edu 

ADA Program Access Manager (student accommodations related to education access)

Karen Nielson
Director, Disability Resource Center
E-Mail: knielson@ucsc.edu 

IT Accessibility Manager (websites and other Information Technology)

Jim Phillips
Director, Learning Technologies
Phone: 831-459-2410
E-Mail: phillips@ucsc.edu

Disability Management Manager (for accommodations related to employment)

Kelly Roberts
Phone: 831-459-4602
E-Mail: roberts@ucsc.edu

 ADA Facilities Access Manager

Tony Cobb
Associate Vice Chancellor, Physical Planning, Development, and Operations
Phone: 831-234-1372

To discuss a concern or file a complaint regarding employment-related disability discrimination, or failure to provide reasonable accommodation please write directly to equity@ucsc.edu.