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Disability Services: Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Academic Accommodations

Academic accommodations are designed to meet your disability-related needs without fundamentally altering the nature of the instructional program.

A variety of academic accommodations can be made, depending on your particular needs. They may include:

  • Extended time on tests, papers, and projects
  • Distraction-free environment for taking tests
  • Ability to tape record lectures or note taking support
  • Accessible classrooms
  • For more examples click here.
  • For more information on the Academic Accommodations Process, click here.



Housing Accommodations

Reasonable housing accommodations will be made for on-campus residents. These may include:

  • Single room
  • Wheelchair (ADA) accessible rooms
  • Private bathrooms
  • Close proximity to elevators and exits

 


To Request Accommodations

 

For academic accommodations, submit your disability documentation  to the Office of Disability Services.

For specific housing needs, please read our housing FAQ or contact Disability Services at dtwebber@marywood.edu.

Your documentation will be reviewed by the Office of Disability Services and, if necessary, the Housing and Residence Life Office.

Staff from the Office of Disability Services will work with you to determine the appropriate academic and housing accommodations.

If academic accommodations are required, Disability Services will partner with you to develop an accommodation plan and notify your faculty instructors.

 

 

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NOTE: If you encounter difficulties obtaining academic adjustments in a particular course, please see the Office of Disability Services for assistance. The Office of Disability Services will gladly partner with you and your professor to develop an appropriate solution.

 


Disability Services / Liberal Arts Center, Room 223 / 570.348.6211 x2335 / disabilityservices@marywood.edu