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Student Rights and Responsibilities

Student Rights and Responsibilities


Students should familiarize themselves with their rights and responsibilities when seeking accommodations. Although a complete list is available in the Student Handbook [pdf], the following list briefly outlines student responsibilities. They must:

  • Register with the Division for Academic Success or Disability Support Services.
  • Provide current documentation of the disability.
  • Discuss accommodation needs.
  • Give accommodation letters to professors.
  • Monitor effectiveness of accommodations.