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Student Access Center

Student Access Center

All students have questions about their ability to succeed and graduate. These concerns, as well as concerns about accommodations, can be even more pressing for students with accessibility needs. 

The mission of the Student Access Center is to create an accessible academic, social and physical environment by minimizing challenges and facilitating academic success.

Remote Learning FAQs

For Students

For Instructors

  • As I am adapting my course materials for virtual/remote instruction, what should I be considering with regards to disability access? How do I best support my students? Expand
  • How will exam accommodations work? Will SAC proctor online exams?Expand
  • How do I know which students have extended time for online quizzes/exams?Expand
  • Does this affect Flexible Attendance and Extended Time on Assignments?Expand

 

Eligibility for Services

All students with documented disabilities are eligible for services. A "person with a disability" includes any person who (1) has a physical or mental impairment, which substantially limits one or more major life activities, (2) has a record of such impairment, or (3) is regarded as having such an impairment. Some examples of disabilities include:

  • Blindness/visual impairments
  • Deafness/hearing impairments
  • Acquired brain injuries
  • Attention deficit disorder
  • Chronic medical disorders
  • Psychological disorders
  • Mobility impairments
  • Learning disabilities
  • Speech disorders

To receive services, you must bring current documentation of your disability from a qualified health professional to the Student Access Center and complete the Student Registration Form (PDF).

Available Services

Services are based on each student's individualized needs and include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Academic accommodations
  • Accessible housing
  • Interpreter services
  • Reader services
  • Specialized testing arrangements
  • Faculty consultation
  • Orientation to campus
  • Note taker services
  • Use of assistive devices
  • Resource information & referral

Other Available Services

Accessibility-related Links

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Contact Us

Student Access Center
(404) 270-5295

Location
MacVicar Hall, 1st Floor

Hours
Mon. - Fri. 9 - 5 p.m.
Appointments and Drop-ins