Student Academic Support Services (SASS) provides services and accommodations for students with diagnosed disabilities. It is the responsibility of the student to provide information that verifies the student's condition meets the definition of a disability as defined by applicable laws (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act of 2008). The ADA defines a disability as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.
Sources of information used for determining a disability and/or accommodations may include a student’s self-report, direct observation and interaction with the student, and documentation from qualified evaluators or professionals.
Federal Law requires that requests for services for student with disabilities be considered on an individual, case-by-case basis. Students should adhere to the following procedures when requesting accommodations:
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