Accommodation Request

Student Application Options

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New Student      New Student

 

Step By Step Instructions

  1. Click here if you have not already completed the New Student Accommodations Request form
    • Once form is completed,check the acknowledgment box and select "submit request"
  2. Submit your Verification of Disability Form and any relevant medical documentation (see documentation guidelines) to the Abilities Office via email or by scheduling an on-campus appointment.
  3. Schedule and complete intake interview with Assistant Director of Abilities Office.
  4. The Abilities Office will complete a file review and send the student a status email with instructions for next steps (please allow 2-4 business days for processing)
  5. The student will progress through the following status phases: 

UNVERIFIED—documentation has not been reviewed/received or the documentation does not meet documentation guidelines.

IN PROCESS—Accommodation request has been received.  Disability documentation is on file. 

  • Student completes the intake interview

PENDING--Abilities Office sends documents to student for signatures.

  • Student receives an email via Adobe Sign with the following documents:
    • STUDENT RESPONSIBILITES (requires review, initials and signature)
    • DOCUMENTATION REVIEW (requires review, and signature)
    • DOCUMENTATION GUIDELINES (for your records/no signature required)
    • ACCOMMODATION AGREEMENT (requires review, and signature)
    • Other documents as required (AUDIO AGREEMENTS, COURSE POLICY MODIFICATION FORMS, etc.)

ACTIVE--The student is active for that semester and all documentation has been received.

  • The student receives an email with Accommodation Letters (and other documents as required)
  • Each letter/document is individually addressed to the course instructor per student’s current schedule.
  • Once the student signs the letter/document, the letter is moved on to the professor for a signature
    • If the student DOES NOT want a certain professor to receive the letter, the student SHOULD NOT sign that letter. The letter WILL NOT go to the individual professor if the student does not sign.
  • Once all signatures have been received, the final documents are automatically sent to the student via Adobe Sign. The student should download and maintain these files in their personal records.
  1. Click here if you have not already completed the Returning Student Accommodations Request form
  2. The Abilities Office will complete a file review and send the student a status email with instructions for next steps (please allow 2-4 business days for processing)
  3. The student will progress through the following status phases: 

UNVERIFIED—documentation does not meet documentation guidelines.

  • Student receives an email via Adobe Sign with the following documents:
    • DOCUMENTATION REVIEW (requires review, and signature)
    • DOCUMENTATION GUIDELINES (for your records/no signature required) This document can provide valuable information to you and your health professional when completing updated documentation.

IN PROCESS—Accommodation request has been received and reviewed.  Disability documentation is reviewed.  

PENDING--Abilities Office sends documents to student for signatures.

  • Student receives an email via Adobe Sign with the following documents:
    • STUDENT RESPONSIBILITES (requires review, initials and signature)
    • DOCUMENTATION REVIEW (requires review, and signature)
    • DOCUMENTATION GUIDELINES (for your records/no signature required)
    • ACCOMMODATION AGREEMENT (requires review, and signature)
    • Other documents as required (AUDIO AGREEMENTS, COURSE POLICY MODIFICATION FORMS, etc.)

ACTIVE--The student is active for that semester and all documentation has been received.

  • The student receives an email with Accommodation Letters (and other documents as required)
  • Each letter/document is individually addressed to the course instructor per student’s current schedule.
  • Once the student signs the letter/document, the letter is moved on to the professor for a signature
    • If the student DOES NOT want a certain professor to receive the letter, the student SHOULD NOT sign that letter. The letter WILL NOT go to the individual professor if the student does not sign.
  • Once all signatures have been received, the final documents are automatically sent to the student via Adobe Sign. The student should download and maintain these files in their personal records.

 

Final Steps

The Abilities Office communicates a student's approved accommodation via letters that are sent via Adobe E-Sign.  The student will be sent a separate letter for each course instructor.  Once the student electronically signs the letter, the letter automatically goes to the professor for an electronic signature.  

Due to COVID-19, the Abilities Office handling most interactions virtually with documentation and communications completed via email, phone, and video conference.  If you would like to schedule an appointment to meet with someone in the Abilities Office, please call (773) 995-2380 or email abilities@csu.edu