Accommodation Procedures

Testing Accommodations

Students with documentation on file in the office of Academic Advising & Testing who are eligible to receive testing accommodations, can receive accommodations for taking tests by using the following process:

  1. The student picks up the Testing Accommodation Notice for Professor Form from the office Academic Advising & Testing, informing professors of testing accommodations.
  2. The student meets with all professors to give them the Testing Accommodation Notice for Professor Form, and discusses testing procedures for the course, as well as any other accommodations that may be required.
  3. The Academic Advising & Testing office encourages students and their professors to arrange testing accommodations within the school, with the following suggestions:
    1. Low Distraction Testing Environment: The school may have a room, empty classroom, or office available for testing. A school assistant may help with proctoring duties if a test is taken in another room.
    2. Extended Time: Begin the test at same time as the class, and continue until the extended time expires. The professor may start the test earlier and have the student finish at the same time as the class if there is a time commitment after the regularly scheduled test time.

If the professor is unable to provide testing accommodations as described above, please follow the procedures for taking tests in the office of Academic Advising & Testing as described on the reverse side of this document, and on the Testing Accommodation Form

Note Taker Accommodations

Students with documentation on file in the office of Academic Advising & Testing who are eligible to receive note taking accommodations, can receive these accommodations by using the following process:

  1. The student picks up the Note Taker: Proof of Eligibility Form from the office Academic Advising & Testing, informing professors of note taking accommodations.
  2. The student meets with all professors to give them the Note Taker: Proof of Eligibility Form, and discusses note taking requirements for the course, as well as any other accommodations that may be required.
  3. The Academic Advising & Testing office encourages professors to make arrangements with another student in the class allowing the Academic Advising & Testing office to electronically copy his/her notes on a regular basis.
  4. The Academic Advising & Testing office will distribute the notes to the accomodated student.

If the professor is unable to arrange note taking accommodations as described above, the the office of Academic Advising & Testing will secure a note taker.

Textbooks in Audio Format Accommodations

Students with documentation on file in the office of Academic Advising & Testing who are eligible to receive textbooks in an alternate format, may receive these accommodations by using the following process:

  1. Submit a Request for Alternative Text Format to the office of Academic Advising & Testing for all required texts as soon as you are registered each semester.
  2. At that time, you will be given an Electronic/Recorded Text Distribution Agreement to sign. First priority will be given to students who submit their requests at least 15 business days in advance of need
  3. Notify the office of Academic Advising & Testing of any schedule changes as soon as possible. Even a section change could impact the text.
  4. The following information will be needed for each textbook that is requested.
  • Course name you need text for
  • Course/Section#
  • Instructor
  • Book title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • ISBN
  • Have you purchased a copy of the book?
  • Price paid for your textbook
  • Where purchased

Please attach a copy of the receipt.