Accommodating students with disabilities
You are not expected to alter the University's academic standards when providing accommodations.
It is important to know that in any review of the disability-related accommodations the focus must be on meeting the requirements of a specific class or University program.
When you are provided with an Academic Accommodation Letter, you should discuss the recommended accommodations with the student to determine which are appropriate for the course or program.
With the extended hours, students with a disability can be scheduled to write the exam at, or closer to, the same time as the rest of the class for 8 am and evening classes.Requirements for a subsequent purpose, such as those of a licensing body or for the workplace, should not be considered.If you believe that implementing with academic accommodations listed in the letter will compromise the academic standards of your course, contact the Accessibility Advisor listed on the letter. the student) to submit the request for these services.On a given day during the formal exam period, up to 220 different exams are scheduled.Administering these exams is a complex and time-consuming process, and we require enough preparation time to secure the exam from instructors, book spaces, hire staff to invigilate, and arrange disability-related exam accommodations.