The determination of eligibility for services for services is a multi-step process:
1. Schedule an appointment with Director of Accessibility Resources
An initial intake meeting is required to discuss the accommodation process and fill out the online registration form or in-person in the Learning Center.
2. Provide updated documentation of disability
Documentation should be from an appropriate professional, such as a doctor, psychologist, licensed therapist, psychiatrist, etc. Documentation should include:
- Impact of the disability within the learning environment
- Recommendations for academic adjustments or accommodations
The following form may be filled out by a medical or mental health professional as a way to obtain the appropriate documentation of disability: Documentation of Disability Form
Please see documentation guidelines for further information and requirements.
3. Letter of Accommodation Development
After the intake interview has been conducted, a Letter of Accommodation will be developed to identify the agreed-upon accommodations. The student will receive a copy of the Letter of Accommodation for his or her records.
4. Communicate with instructors
It is crucial that students keep instructors informed when requesting use of an accommodation. It is the responsibility of the student to distribute Letters of Accommodation to instructors. It is the student's responsibility to communicate his or her accommodation needs to instructors as soon as possible.
5. Contact Accessibility Resources each semester
It is the student's responsibility to request services and request Letter of Accommodation prior to the beginning of each semester. After receiving the request, Accessibility Resources staff will review the accommodation needs for the coursework. Accessibility Resources will contact the student if additional information is needed to process a request.