Request for academic accommodations
The university allows for consideration of academic accommodations in courses for students with a disability as described in the university policy.
A student who requires Academic Accommodations must contact the Student Accessibility Counsellor. The student must provide documentation to support the request for accommodations and fill out the Accessibility Centre Registration Form.
The student, will complete a Request for Academic Accommodations form for each class by:
The student, in consultation with the Accessibility Counsellor, will complete PART l on the Request for Academic Accommodations Form outlining the special provisions being requested and submit the form to the instructor.
Students wishing to be considered under this provision are strongly encouraged to contact each instructor at the start of every term to have their form(s) completed.
Students should note that academic accommodations will be granted only on the basis of suitable supporting documentation. This documentation must either be submitted to the Accessibility Counsellor at the time of this request or be in the student’s confidential file in the Accessibility Counsellor’s office.
The instructor will consider the request, complete PART ll of the form, copy as required, then forward the form to the Accessibility Counsellor at Student Services. Instructors who require to have accommodated tests or exams administered by the Accessibility Counsellor are asked to indicate test/midterm/exam dates on the form.
If the instructor is in disagreement with the requested accommodation, or cannot accommodate the request, the Accessibility Counsellor will attempt a resolution with the parties concerned
The Accessibility Counsellor will place the original form in the student’s confidential file.
1. Accessibility Centre Registration form
2. Request for Academic Accommodations form - to be filled out for each course taken in every semester.
3. Health-Related Certificate for Academic Accommodations form - to be completed by a health care professional as supporting documentation.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Brenda Wright.