Accessibility Services

Students with disabilities may receive accommodations in college. Accommodations may include academic (classroom), housing (single medical rooms & assistance animals), and dietary restrictions. 

To receive accommodations, students will need to:

  1. Fill out a disability disclosure form.
  2. Provide the Coordinator of Accessibility of Learning Support with supporting medical documentation of a disability and accommodations requested.
    1. Students can also submit previous accommodations letters from previous institutions and/or IEP of 504 plans from K-12.
  3. Meet with the Coordinator of Accessibility and Learning Support to discuss reasonable accommodations. 
    1. Students will be given Academic Accommodation Letters to distribute to their faculty members.
    2. Housing Accommodations will be sent directly to Residence Life by the Coordinator of Accessibility and Learning Support.
    3. Students with dietary restrictions will meet with Hallmark Dining to create an Eat Safe Profile. 

Reason for Accommodations may include but are not limited to:

  • Neurodevelopmental
    • ADHD
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Communication/Speech disorders
    • Learning Disability
    • Motor
  • Sensory
    • Blind
    • Low Vision
    • Deaf
    • Hard of Hearing
  • Mental Health
  • Physical
    • Basic Chronic Medical Condition
    • Mobility
    • Orthopedic
  • Intersystem
    • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
    • Complex Chronic Medical Condition
    • Traumatic brain injury
  • Temporary Disability

Please email with further questions.

Accommodations Information for Faculty & Teaching Staff

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), accommodations must:

  • Be reasonable
  • Ensure equal access and provide equal access to education as all other students
  • Not interfere with the integrity of the course or pose a fundamental alteration to the course curriculum or objectives
  • Not pose a safety threat to others

Students receiving accommodations must:

  • Communicate those accommodations with their instructors, including receipt of a signature on an accommodation letter
  • Renew their accommodations each semester and receive a new letter
  • Communicate with the Coordinator of Accessibility and Learning Support any issues or barriers they may encounter regarding their accommodations
  • Work with their instructors to carry out the receipt of their accommodations and accept the instructor’s discretion as appropriate

Faculty and Teaching Staff may:

  • Ask for advanced notice, at least 24 hours, from a student receiving accommodations to ensure adequate processing time (for alternative testing locations, extended time arrangements, etc.)
  • Consult with the Coordinator of Accessibility Services on issues or questions that arise when working with students with disabilities
  • Request a copy of the accommodation letter from the student if one is not made available to them by the student.