Service Animals and Assistance Animals Policy

CSU Bakersfield Policy

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Responsible Office:
Division of Equity, Inclusion, and Compliance
Primary Author:
Chief Diversity Officer and Special Asst. to the President
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It is the policy of California State University, Bakersfield to provide equal access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities to participate in any program, service, or opportunity provided by the campus; and, to comply with applicable laws related to service animals and assistance animals for persons with disabilities, including any such person studying at, employed at, and/or visiting the CSU Bakersfield campus. This policy provides the rules and regulations concerning employees, students, affiliates, and visitors bringing service animals onto university property and assistance animals into University Housing and/or the university workplace as an approved workplace accommodation. 


Policy applies to all all students, faculty, and staff.
See the full text of the policy in the attachments section below.