Accessibility Resource Center

Service Animals

Service animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities. Missouri Western State University follows the guidance published by the Department of Justice regarding service animals.  Generally, service animals are allowed to accompany people with disabilities in all areas of the University where the public is normally allowed to go. For more detailed information regarding the Department of Justice provisions and protections for service animals, click here ADA Requirements for Service Animals .