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Pets

Animals

Pets, other than service animals, are prohibited in all facilities associated with Campus Recreation.  Assistance animals are not considered service animals and are prohibited. (Service and Assistance Policy 1.3.1P)

Eastern Kentucky University recognizes the importance of Service and Assistance Animals to individuals with disabilities, and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations; fulfilling its responsibilities under federal, state, and local laws and regulations; ensuring the health and safety of the University Community, Guests and Visitors; and preserving the integrity of University Property.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the University is committed to allowing individuals with disabilities the use of a Service Animal on University Property to facilitate full participation and equal access to the University’s programs and activities.

Under federal law, individuals are not required to contact the University in order to have a Service Animal on University Property and may be used without written permission.

Service Animals are permitted within the facility in all activity spaces, with the exception of the pool.

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