1. Students must self-identify their need for accommodations and self-advocate at all times.
2. Students must meet with Carrie Pierson, Director of Disability Services / ADA Coordinator to discuss accommodation eligibility. Arrangements for accommodations are made on an individual basis and are designed to equalize access to educational opportunities.
3. Students must sign a release form so that the Director of Disability and ADA Coordinator can communicate with course instructors.
4. A set of letters listing the appropriate accommodations will be prepared. Students can pick-up their letters at the Office of Student Success and hand deliver them to their professors.
5. Students must present their accommodation letters to their professors within three days of receiving the letters, in order to receive exam accommodations. Professors need sufficient notice.
6. Students should schedule an appointment with the Director of Disability Services and ADA Coordinator if; they need to modify their accommodations request; they are experiencing academic difficulties; or they have questions or need advice.
7. Students should arrange an individual appointment with their professors to discuss their accommodation needs during the first week of the semester.
8. Late requests for accommodations may cause a delay in the requested services.
9. Student must meet with the administrative assistant for Student Success, who will coordinate routine testing accommodations and oversee testing center procedures.
10. Students must sign a contract acknowledging their understanding of the accommodation process and agreeing to adhere to testing center procedures.
For more information, please contact Carrie Pierson, Director of Disability Services/ADA Coordinator, or in Library 14-B or at 217.362.6424.