The Disability Resource Center (DRC) is responsible for housing documentation of all students with disabilities who identify themselves to the university and request accommodations. The type of services and accommodations provided depends on the needs of the individual student and are based on the documentation provided, as well as what is reasonable to provide. DRC supplies students with notification letters to give to their professors and advisors by using a web request form. Testing accommodations are requested by the student via a web request form, as well. Priority pre-registration is provided to all DRC students who remain active in our database. DRC serves as the coordinating body for services, provided to students with disabilities by other divisions within the university, as well as by state rehabilitation agencies.
Services for Students with Disabilities:
- Distraction-reduced environment/extended time on tests
- Testing accommodations for temporary disabilities
- Housing accommodations
- Assistance accessing lecture notes
- Assistance animal request form )
- Assistive technology (Braille services, smart-pens, FM transmitter, screen-reader software)
- Sign Language interpreter services
- Course substitution requests (based on disability)
- Autism Iiaison services
What To Do When
PRIOR TO THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS
- Students should request notification of disability letters for instructors through their MyState account prior to the first day of class.
THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS
- Students are encouraged to discuss academic accommodations with instructors on the first day of class.
TIME TO SCHEDULE CLASSES
- Students will be notified via email when priority registration beings.