Summary of Rights
- Dignity and respect
- Reasonable accommodations
- Receive an education in an integrated environment-- meaning a setting that allows students with disabilities to interact with non-disabled students to the fullest extent possible
- Equal access to education, programs, services, jobs, activities, and facilities
- Confidentiality of records provided to AccessAbility Services
- Establish academic course and degree requirements, including determining essential standards and requirements for courses, degrees, programs, activities, and services
- if an individual fails to provide the required documentation
- the provided documentation does not support the requested accommodation,
- the student fails to make the request in a reasonable time period (as described in this manual),
- the requested accommodation poses a health or safety risk
- the requested accommodation imposes an undue financial or administrative burden or fundamental alteration to a program, service, or activity
The College may also offer an alternative effective accommodation and will engage in an interactive process with the student regarding alternative accommodations.
* A student with a disability who meets the academic and technical standards requisite to admission or participation in Mount Holyoke's education program or activity is a "qualified student with a disability."