Submitting Disability Documentation

Documentation for Academic Accommodations
In most cases, documentation must be current to within three years of the student's date of admission to the College. Documentation, including learning disability and ADD/ADHD documentation, must include diagnostic test results from standardized instruments, specific diagnoses, a summary of the rationale supporting the need for accommodations, and recommendations regarding accommodations. The documentation must relate to the specific area in which the student is requesting a service or program modification, and must have been completed by a qualified professional with experience working with College age populations.

Submission of Individualized Education Programs and 504 plans from high school may be useful in providing additional information in determining accommodations. Typically, accommodations that may have supported academic success in high school, do not apply directly to a college environment. Approved accommodations often differ from those previously provided, as they must appropriately address the current impact of the disability on the student's performance in a collegiate setting.

Documentation for On-Campus Residential Accommodation
In most cases, documentation must be current to within three years of the student's date of admission to the College. Documentation for residential accommodations should be provided in the form of a letter from a physician/psychologist. The letter needs to contain detailed information as to the medical and/or emotional condition of the student, and how the specific condition(s) necessitates the type of accommodation being requested.

Due to the limited number of single rooms available, not all medical single requests will be accommodated. For example, in most cases, a diagnosis of ADD/ ADHD does not result in a student receiving a single room accommodation.


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