Exam accommodations are available for students with a variety of disabilities. Students who have been approved to receive exam accommodations have submitted documentation from a professional which verifies their diagnosis and supports their request for exam accommodations.
Disability Resources verifies a student’s eligibility for exam accommodations with an Accommodations Request Form (ARF) that is sent to professors by e-mail. Professors may view a sample ARF here. If you have not received an ARF prior to a student's request for exam accommodations, please refer them to Disability Resources to request that an ARF be sent to you.
Exam accommodations may include the following: extended time to complete the exam (double the standard time), a distraction reduced space in which to complete the exam, reader, scribe, use of computer, use of assistive technology, or alternate exam format.
Students who have been approved by Disability Resources to receive exam accommodations are required to communicate with both Disability Resources staff and their professor in order to make arrangements for their exams. Students who intend to use accommodations when taking an exam must do the following:
Professors are asked to submit the exam and exam instructions to the Disability Resources office (MHC 110) one day prior to the date of the exam. Professors may deliver the exam to our office one of the following ways:
The professor may choose to receive the student’s completed exam in one of the following ways: