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Program Eligibility

In order to be eligible to recieve appropriate accommodations or academic adjustments, each student must:

1. Self-disclose his or her disability the Coordinator of the Office of Disability Services.

2. Provide documentation from a licensed professional regarding the nature of his or her disability, including:
-diagnosis of the condition and how it substantially limits a major life activity;
-the condition's duration (is it permanent? short-term?);
-any accommodations the at the professional recommends.

It is important to remember that the accommodations recommended by the professional may be beyond the obligation of the University (for example, personal attendants, mental health counseling, etc.).

3. Sign registration forms designed to assist in the development of a program of accommodations and to protect his or her confidentiality.