We will work with you to meet your needs.
Some typical accommodations that we provide include:
- Untimed testing proctored in our offices
- Extra time to complete coursework, as negotiated with the instructor
- Notetaking services
- Lecture recording
- Textbooks on CD—most textbooks can be converted to .mp3 or other audio format
To receive disability services at Sierra Nevada University, you must register with our office before you make special requests of your instructor. For more information or to start the process of registering for disability services, please contact Henry Conover, ADA Compliance Officer. All accommodations must be approved by the Director of Academic Services, who will require formal documentation by a licensed physician. We can provide referrals to local professionals.
Links to forms to apply for disability services:
- Disability Services Agreement (PDF)
- Disability Services Application (PDF)
- Policies and Procedures (PDF)
- Release of Information to Faculty (PDF)
- Tape Recorded Lecture Policy Agreement (PDF)
For Students with Learning Disabilities:
Come see us! We have lots of resources for you. Don’t suffer in silence — talk to your instructors before you get behind.
- Learning Disabilities Online
- National Center for Learning Disabilities
- Learning Disabilities Asso. of America
Read this U.S. News and World Report Article:
Sierra Nevada University is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act:
- Section 202 of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act: “No qualified individual shall, by reason of such disability, be exclude from participation in or be denied the benefits of the services, programs, or activities or any public entity, or be subject to discrimination by such entity.”
- Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act: “No otherwise qualified, handicapped individual in the United States shall solely, by reason of his handicap, be excluded from the participation in be denied benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity receiving financial assistance.’