Washington State University is committed to providing accessibility in its services, programs, and employment for individuals with disabilities. Creating a diversified campus community is a major focus at Washington State University. The university has embraced the belief in a diversified society, where individuals respect and appreciate others regardless of differences. Washington State University's approach to diversity is broad, encompassing ethnicity, race, gender, age, disability, culture, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic differences. This approach is evident in the university's definition of diversity. The University endeavors to model for the state and nation, a community of individuals who seek what is best for each other. The University respects and significantly benefits from diversity such as may be expressed through racial/ethnic, gender, cultural, disability, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic differences among the faculty, staff, and students. It takes seriously its responsibility to offer educational and professional opportunities equitably to all qualified persons it can accommodate. The University, through its curriculum, programs, and services, provides understanding and supportive interaction among diverse population groups and respects individuals' personal values and ideas.