Examples of Accommodations

Below are examples of possible accommodations provided by the College

Testing Accommodations

  • Extended time
  • Reduced Distraction location
  • Reader or Scribe
  • No Scantron or other machine-readable testing system
  • Permission to take breaks
  • Permission to use a word processor, calculator or assistive technology
  • Oral instead of written exams
  • Permission to make up missed exams
  • Permission to stagger exams

Attendance and Participation

  • Medically excused absences
  • No penalty for late arrival should the reason for your tardiness directly relate to your disability(ies)
  • Permission to take breaks
  • Preferential classroom seating
  • Extended time for written assignments/projects
  • Relocation of courses or activities to ensure accessibility

 Assistive Devices and Services

  • Sign language interpreters
  • Note-takers
  • Use of FM System
  • CART
  • Lab assistant
  • Walking partner
  • Use of personal care attendant (provided by the student)
  • Use of recording device (provided by the student)
  • Use of laptop (provided by the student)
  • Other assistive technology
  • Accessible furniture

Text/Material Format

  • Books/printed material in audio format
  • Large print
  • Electronic format
  • Braille
  • Captioning for films

College Requirements

  • Reduced course load
  • Course alternatives or waivers

Housing Accommodations

  • Single
  • Private bathroom
  • First floor
  • Bed shaker
  • Flashing doorbell
  • Emergency strobe light
  • Cooking facilities
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Braille signage