Receive verification of a student’s eligibility for any requested accommodations. Students provide verification through an Accommodation Notification Letter from the Disability Center, either in person or electronically.
Expect that students will initiate accommodation requests.
Maintain academic standards for courses.
Determine course content and how it will be taught.
Deny a request for accommodation if no verification of eligibility has been provided.
Faculty do not have the right to:
Refuse to provide an approved accommodation
Challenge the legitimacy of a student’s disability
Request information about the nature of a student’s disability
Faculty have the responsibility to:
Provide timely accommodations and academic modifications to qualified students
Respect students’ confidentiality in matters related to their eligibility for, and use of accommodations
Hold students with disabilities to the same academic standards as those without disabilities
Work with the Disability Center when appropriate to ensure accommodations can be provided
Understand University policies and laws related to providing access to students with disabilities