Assistance or Service Animals Policy


The University recognizes that Assistance Animals and Service Animals may be an effective accommodation for certain qualified students with disabilities at Evangel University. Service Animals are those that are trained to take a specific action when needed to assist the person with a disability and Assistance Animals as those that provide emotional or other type of support that alleviates one or more identified symptoms or effects of a person’s disability while in University Housing. Assistance Animals are permitted only in student housing whereas Service Animals are permitted to accompany students in other areas of the campus. For detailed information on Assistance Animals and Service Animals, and to see if you qualify, refer to the Assistance Animal Policy or contact the Student Disability Coordinator.

I. Purpose

II. Definitions

III. Approval and Registration Process

IV. Conflicting Conditions

V. Emergency Response

VI. Appeals and Grievances

VII. Public Etiquette Towards Service or Assistance Animals

VIII. Community Standards

IX. Forms