The basic responsibility for requesting an accommodation of any kind lies with the student. Students eligible for services/accommodations must meet with the coordinator/counselor of Student Disability Services at the beginning of each semester. After reviewing the student’s documentation and class schedule, the coordinator/counselor will determine appropriate accommodations on an individual basis. The student’s accommodations, recommended assistive technology, and support services will be put in letter form by the coordinator/counselor and delivered by the student to respective faculty.
Students are urged to make known their needs for accommodations as early as possible to allow sufficient time for proper consideration of the accommodation, exploration of alternatives, and resolution of differences in the case of disagreement regarding the suggested accommodation(s).
If students fail to self-identify and/or provide adequate documentation of a disability, they will be unable to access accommodations.
Students need to be able to articulate their disability needs and how those needs impact their academic life. They are encouraged to share information with their instructors about their disability, as appropriate.
Once an exam has already been taken, with or without accommodations, there is no recourse through Student Disability Services for re-administration of that exam. If there are any concerns, those concerns should be addressed directly with the faculty member by the student.
If you have concerns regarding being provided approved accommodations: