Academic accommodations help students with a disability or ongoing medical condition overcome challenges that may affect their academic success. Some examples of accommodations are:
- Alternate format for print materials
- Extended time on exams.
- Classroom captioning
Find out more about the types of academic accommodations available.
Eligibility for academic accommodations is determined by Access & Diversity in line with Policy 73, Academic Accommodations for Students with Disabilities. The types of conditions supported by Access and Diversity include, but are not limited to:
- Mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety disorders or bi-polar disorder
- Neurological disabilities such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, learning disabilities, head injuries and Asperger's syndrome
- Chronic health conditions including ongoing medical conditions such as arthritis, chronic pain, Crohn’s disease, or migraines
- Physical disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing loss, or mobility impairments
Academic accommodations are not determined by your instructor. However, your instructor may consult with Access and Diversity should the accommodations affect the essential learning outcomes of a course.