SSD has the rights to:
- Receive the appropriate documentation from the student prior to the services being initiated.
- Expect students and faculty to work cooperatively with SSD to facilitate academic accommodations.
- Deny unreasonable academic accommodations, adjustments, and/or auxiliary services. Accommodations can not impose undue hardship to, or fundamentally alter, a program or activity of the college.
- Deny academic accommodations/services if appropriate documentation has not been provided.
SSD has the responsibilities to:
- Collect, evaluate, securely house disability documentation and determine eligibility for services.
- Treat and protect all disability-related information as confidential medical information.
- Meet with the student privately in an accessible location to discuss disability-related needs.
- Administer exams as directed in a secure and monitored environment.
- Provide appropriate accommodations in collaboration with the instructor and student.
- Provide print materials in accessible format once the faculty member and student identifies them.
- Communicate procedures clearly to the student and the faculty.
- Assist students with disabilities in understanding their strengths and functional limitations. Provide them with the skills to become self-advocates.