Services for Students with Disabilities
To be eligible to receive accommodations, a student must provide an educational evaluation completed by a licensed professional within the last three years. This documentation will be kept on file in the ARWC office.
- Documentation policy
- Seven essential elements of quality disability documentation
- Accommodation request form (.PDF)
- Helping students advocate for themselves as they discuss their disability and request accommodations from their professors.
- Specialized advising with the Director of the ARWC. Please make an appointment prior to finalizing your registration to review your course load.
- One-to-one peer tutoring is available to all students with documented learning disabilities.
- Coordinating the delivery of academic accommodations and auxiliary aids.
Accommodations may include the following:
- Extended time in taking tests
- A test-taking environment with limited distractions
- In very limited circumstances, a different testing format
- Use of computers for assignments and tests
- Providing note takers, readers and computer assistance
- Assistance in obtaining texts in alternate formats
Providing access to technological assistance:
Kurzweil 3000. Scan/read software is available on four computers in the Schertz computer lab (UN 004) and a general computer on the second floor of the library. If you would like to learn how to use this program, please contact the Academic Resource and Writing Center.