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Academic Accomodations

Academic Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Cumberland College is committed to ensuring that each student is afforded academic opportunities and a learning environment that is developed on the principles of equality, inclusion, and respect and as such facilitates disability-related accommodations and programming initiatives designed to remove barriers for students with disabilities and ongoing medical conditions. Within the resources available, the college will strive to provide academic accommodations that help students with a disability or ongoing medical condition overcome challenges that may affect their academic success.

Cumberland College determines a student’s eligibility for accommodation in accordance with the Learner Assistance Policy. Learner Assistance Policy 311 (PDF)

The types of conditions supported by academic accommodation include, but are not limited to:

Important Information

How to request Accommodation

 

Types of Accommodations

Academic accommodations are intended to provide students with a disability or on-going medical condition access to the learning. To receive accommodations students must consult with their advisor to complete the appropriate steps to determine eligibility. Accommodations may include a variety of options that are determined as part of the students learning plan:

Documentation Guidelines

If you are seeking accommodations, you are required to provide your advisor with the most recent documentation of your medical condition or disability. Any expenses related to obtaining documentation of the disability are the student’s responsibility unless eligible to apply for the Grant for Services and Equipment for Students with Permanent Disabilities.  Students can provide documentation from a certified and licensed medical doctor, psychologist or other health professional who has specific training and expertise in the diagnosis of the conditions for which the accommodations are requested.

Documents must meet the following requirements:

If you have questions, contact your advisor

 

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