Accommodations and Services
- Students who are requesting accommodations must contact the DSS/STEEP office to initiate the process.
- Students are required to provide documentation from a qualified professional of their disability or chronic illness.
- Determination of reasonable accommodations is an ongoing and interactive process between the student and the Coordinator.
- Once reasonable accommodations are determined, it is the student's choice whether or not to utilize them.
- Students who have injuries, surgeries or other conditions which will temporarily restrict them on campus may contact DSS to arrange for reasonable short-term accommodations. Documentation will be required.
Examples of reasonable testing accommodations
- Extended time
- Separate distraction-reduced location
- Use of recording device for lectures
- Use of calculator
- Enlarged print
DSS/STEEP also provides services to assist students in various areas of campus life. Appointments are scheduled on an as-needed basis to determine which individual and/or group services may be appropriate. Feel free to contact the office for details.
Examples of services offered
- Academic counseling, as needed
- Weekly discussion group
- Student Contacts
- DSS/STEEP Orientation
In order to receive accommodations and/or services, students must be registered with DSS/STEEP.
Accommodations and services are designed to equalize opportunities and access, not to lower the academic standard for these students or to alter the essential nature of the degree requirements.
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