BP 16-70 – Animals on Campus

State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education

BP 16-70

APPROVED: April 13, 2022
EFFECTIVE: April 13, 2022

REFERENCE(S): Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008; Fair Housing Act (FHA); Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act, C.R.S. §24-34-803


/ S.R. Heath, Jr. /
The Honorable S.R. Heath, Jr., Chair


The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) will comply with federal and state laws regarding the presence of animals on campus. CCCS is committed to enabling and supporting those individuals with disabilities who require the use of a service animal or emotional support animal to aid in use and enjoyment of CCCS facilities, services, and benefits.


This policy applies to all employees, students, volunteers, guests, contractors, and visitors within the Colorado Community College System, including its Colleges.


The Chancellor shall promulgate such procedures as may be needed to implement this policy.