It is the role of faculty to facilitate access to classroom accommodations for students enrolled in their courses when they have received a Letter of Accommodation on their behalf. Students who do not provide SDC verification should be asked to do so before accommodations are provided. If you disagree with the SDC accommodation, or are aware of course-specific factors that have bearing on the accommodation, please consult with the SDC Disability Specialist who authored the accommodation letter.
If a student in your class has been approved for exam accommodations, please assume that they will use them. Common testing accommodations include extended time on exams, small group/reduced distraction testing environment, use of a computer with or without grammar/spell check, single room testing, exam responses on test sheet/no Scantron, breaks during exams, and similar services. For additional information, check out: information for Testing Accommodations.
- Assume that students will use all of the services outlined in their Letter of Accommodation
- Contact the SDC Specialist who signed the Letter of Accommodation if you have any questions or concerns regarding a student’s accommodations
- Keep in mind that a Letter of Accommodation may be issued at any time during the quarter
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