Academic Accommodations are put in place to mitigate the functional impact of a student's disability in the educational setting.  These supports are intended to promote access for students with disabilities without compromising the integrity of the learning environment. Accommodations are determined based upon medical documentation and in consultation with the student.

Examples of Academic Accommodations

The following list is a sample of available academic accommodations:

Assignments:
  • Alternate format/assignment
Classroom:
  • Interpreter
  • Notetaker
  • Preferential seating
  • Use of adaptive technology
  • TypeWell transcription
Exams:
  • Extra-time
  • Separate setting
  • Use of a computer
  • Use of adaptive technology
  • Reader
  • Scribe
Studying:
  • Alternate format for course materials/text books (e.g. mp3, e-text)