1. Complete the Disabilities Registration Form and submit it with appropriate documentation prior to the beginning of the semester for which you are requesting academic adjustments and/or auxiliary aids. A first year or transfer student with a learning disability and/or attention deficit disorder that will require academic adjustments and/or auxiliary aids may be required to provide a psycho-educational evaluation, which includes specification of the academic adjustments and/or auxiliary aids. (See Documentation of Learning Disability and/or ADHD.)   A student with a physical disability or a medical problem that will require academic adjustments or auxiliary aids must provide medical documentation, including a diagnosis and prognosis by a qualified physician, prescribed therapy and recommended academic adjustments and auxiliary aids. The documentation will be considered confidential and held in a separate file either in the Office of the Disabilities Specialist or the Office of the Director of ACE. 
  2. Meet with the Disabilities Specialist at the beginning of the Fall Semester to discuss your academic program and the academic adjustments and/or auxiliary aids and services you might need, and to complete an Agreement for Students with Disabilities.
  3. Review and sign the Agreement for Students with Disabilities,asking the Disabilities Specialist for explanation or clarification whenever necessary.
  4. Take your schedule and a copy of the Agreement for Students with Disabilities to the Director of ACE.
  5. Meet with the Director of ACE at the beginning of EACH semester to sign a release of information consent form for each course in which you are requesting academic adjustments and/or auxiliary aids.  ACE will then notify your professors about your disability and the academic adjustments you will need.
  6. Tell your professors that ACE will be informing them of the academic adjustments and/or auxiliary aids you will need.  Explain your disability, your strengths and your use of academic adjustments and/or auxiliary aids to your professors.
  7. Contact the Disabilities Specialist if you are experiencing any difficulty in the implementation of the requested academic adjustments and/or auxiliary aids.
  8. Feel free to contact the Disabilities Specialist and/or the Director of ACE at any time during the semester if you want to talk about your academic progress, to discuss your academic adjustments, etc.