Policies & Guidelines
The DRC maintains updated information on policies and guidelines to help guide students, staff, faculty and interested community members through the accommodations process in terms of our legal and, more importantly, ethical responsibilities to provide equal access and the very best services possible. If you have questions or need clarification on any of the information provided on this page, please contact us.
What is The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? The ADA is the civil rights guarantee for persons with disabilities in the United States. It provides protection from discrimination for individuals on the basis of disability. The ADA extends civil rights protections for people with disabilities to employment in the private sector, transportation, public accommodations, services […]
The DRC maintains updated information on policies and guidelines to help guide students, staff, faculty and interested community members through the accommodations process in terms of our legal and, more importantly, ethical responsibilities to provide equal access and the very best services possible. If you have questions or need clarification on any of the information […]
As part of the eligibility process, the student is responsible for providing documentation. The documentation must be a clear, objective medical/clinical evaluation of the disability. This evaluation must reflect the functional limitations the disability presents in the educational setting. Our Contact page explains how to submit documentation. We will look for the following information when establishing […]
The President’s Cabinet is in the process of reviewing the newly-updated service dog policy. When the policy is passed, it will be published here.
If you are Deaf or hard of hearing, and you will require an interpreter or computer-aided real-time transcription (CART) services for your classes it is essential to request your accommodations at the DRC four to six weeks in advance. This lead time is important to securing qualified service providers in a highly competitive market for your […]
DRC Student Extended Time Testing Services: It is the student’s responsibility to schedule individual tests under the following procedures; Faculty are not under any obligation to accommodate unless procedures are followed. As well, space may not be available if deadlines for testing are not observed. Schedule your test with the DRC at least two days […]
Note: This medical withdrawal (MW) procedure is for use only by students who are officially designated as DRC students. This means the students have complied with the eligibility process and followed the procedures modeled by the ADA to be “documented” by law as students receiving course modifications or auxiliary aids through our program. The DRC […]
Alternative Media Service Request Students are required to fill out an Alternative Media Service request form each quarter. Requests are needed directly after class registration. Taking advantage of priority registration is essential to timely delivery of alternative media accommodations. Request Meeting Students are required to schedule an appointment with the Assistive Technology Specialist each quarter […]