Sample Statements for the Syllabus about Disability Access Services on Campus
Suggested statements to include on class syllabi to inform students of the procedures for obtaining ADA disability accommodations are as follows:
- Any student with a documented disability needing academic adjustments or accommodations is requested to speak with me during the first two weeks of class. All discussions will remain confidential. Students with disabilities should also contact the Accessibility Services Office in Sangamon 0104 of the Center for Academic Success.
- Any student with a disability requiring accommodations in this course is encouraged to contact me after class or during office hours. In addition, students should contact the Accessibility Services Office in Sangamon 0104 of the Center for Academic Success.
- If you have a documented disability that will impact your work in this class, please contact me to discuss your needs. In addition, you will need to register with contact the Accessibility Services Office in Sangamon 0104 of the Center for Academic Success.
- Students requiring special accommodations should meet with me during office hours so that we can discuss how to meet your needs this semester. Prior to our meeting be sure you have met with Linda Chriswell in the Accessibility Services Office in Sangamon 0104 of the Center for Academic Success.
Suggested Syllabus Statement from ADA
If a student has a disability that qualifies under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and requires accommodations, he/she should contact the Accessibility Services Office for information on appropriate policies and procedures. Disabilities covered by ADA may include learning, psychiatric, physical disabilities, or chronic health disorders. Students can contact Accessibility Services Office if they are not certain whether a medical condition/disability qualifies.
Address: Sangamon Hall 0104
Voice Telephone: 786.2828
A syllabus announcement can be individualized to the specifics of your course.
A variety of suggestions from Disability Access Services are available for faculty use at:
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