EVERY STUDENT WITH A DOCUMENTED DISABILITY HAS THE RESPONSIBILITY TO:
Meet the University's qualifications and maintain the essential standards for programs, courses, services and activities.
Disclose his/her disability information in a timely manner for the purpose of accommodations, preferably before the start of each semester or within three weeks after.
Provide appropriate documentation (see applicable Documentation Guidelines) to the ASC. The documentation must verify the disability and its current impact on learning.
Follow specific policies and procedures for obtaining reasonable and appropriate accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary aids as established by the ASC. Failure to provide adequate notice of the need for separate testing conditions and/or assistance, for example, may result in accommodations that are not provided to the fullest measure.
Initiate all services and maintain contact with the ASC and faculty.
Provide feedback to the ASC regarding its operations.
STETSON UNIVERSITY HAS THE RIGHT TO:
Uphold the University's academic standards.
Request and receive current documentation that verifies the disability and the need for reasonable accommodations. (Academic Success Center)
Identify and establish appropriate and reasonable accommodations based upon current disability documentation completed by a qualified professional and in consultation with students with disabilities. (Academic Success Center)
Deny a request for accommodations, auxiliary aids/services and/or academic adjustments if:
The student fails to provide appropriate documentation.
The documentation does not warrant services.
It substantially alters an essential element of a course, program or activity of the University.
It poses a threat to the health and safety of others.
Receive verification of a documented disability from the ASC in the form of an Accommodations Notification Form that states the recommended accommodations, not necessarily the specific disability. (Faculty)
Establish the skills, knowledge and abilities that are fundamental to their courses/academic programs and evaluate students on this basis. (Faculty)
Contact the Director of the ASC to discuss the appropriateness of accommodations. (Faculty)
Select among equally effective accommodations.
STETSON UNIVERSITY HAS THE RESPONSIBILITY TO:
Recommend reasonable accommodations for students with appropriately documented disabilities in a timely manner upon request.
Maintain appropriate confidentiality of records and communication concerning students.
Provide information on University policies and procedures to students and ensure its availability in accessible formats upon request.
Make appropriate referrals to on-campus services, as well as community agencies.
Maintain the same standards for students with disabilities as for students without disabilities.
Arrange for and provide reasonable accommodations upon request.