Student Rights

Students with disabilities have the right to:


  • be in higher education if they are otherwise qualified to be there;
  • equal access to courses, programs, services, jobs, activities, and facilities available through the university;
  • reasonable accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary aids
    and services;
  • appropriate confidentiality of all information pertaining to their disability with the
    choice of whom to disclose their disability, except as required by law;
  • information that is readily available in accessible formats.

Student Responsibilities

Students with disabilities have the responsibility to:


  • meet and maintain the qualifications and university standards for courses, programs,
    services, jobs, and activities;
  • provide current and comprehensive documentation of a diagnosed disability to the
    university's disability services office;
  • follow the procedures outlined by the disability services office in order to obtain
    accommodations;
  • notify their instructors of their need for accommodations; advocate for their own needs.