Accessibility & Accommodations

Disability Accommodation


A disability is a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities (walking, standing, learning, seeing, speaking, hearing, breathing, or taking care of oneself).

Accommodations are defined as adjustments made to equalize a student's access to the activities of the university while maintaining the integrity of the academic program. Examples of accommodations  include moving a class to an accessible building, providing extended time for testing, or making textbooks available in an alternate format.  Accommodations will not fundamentally alter the requirements of any course of study.


Requesting Accommodations at Andrews University:
Andrews University students who require accommodations should bring documentation of their disability to the Student Success office at 210 Nethery Hall, or contact Student Success, Kristine Fraser at 269-471-6096. In some cases, you may need to pick up a specific form to be filled out.

Disability Accommodations (DA) Request Form - Click Here

Emotional Support Animal (ESA) Request Form - Click Here

Single Room Accommodation (SRA) Request Form - Click Here

 

Andrews University does not provide personal assistance such as care attendants or personal equipment such as computers or transportation as accommodations.  Accommodations at the college level are intended to give students with disabilities access to the university's programs.  Students should not expect requirements for successful completion of classes and programs to be significantly changed or reduced.

 

Useful Resources:
Rights and Responsibilities of College Students with Disabilities:
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/transition.html

Information About learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, and ADHD:
http://www.MyAttentionCoach.com/adhd-coaching-blog/
www.chadd.org
www.Idonline.org

Free Text to Speech Program:
www.naturalreaders.com

Alternate Text Sources:
www.bookshare.org