Students who feel they qualify for accommodations in the classroom based on the American Disability Act (ADA) must register through the Accessibility Center.
Students who may qualify are:
- Physically challenged
- Hearing impaired
- Sight/visually impaired
- Learning disabled
- Medically disabled
- Mentally disabled
- Other disabled by ADA definition
- Provide proper documentation at least 72 hours prior to desired appointment time.
- Documentation must represent current functional impact/limitations of the disability. Generally documentation should be within 3 years of service request. Documentation that is more than 3 years old may be accepted if the condition is unlikely to change significantly over time.
- Must be provided by:
- Medical Doctor or Specialist
- Other Medical or Mental Health Specialists
- Documentation must contain:
- All specific diagnoses accompanied with symptoms
- Description of how the condition limits/restricts life functions such as learning
- All medications prescribed and possible side effects
- Recommendations on how to modify the student’s educational setting to assist the student in meeting the goals and objectives of a class
Assessment of needs/accommodations is reviewed by Accessibility Center staff
Steps for Services:
- Self-identify to the Accessibility Center.
Complete the online medical information form and upload the proper documentation. Or you can submit by fax to 765-455-9243 or deliver in-person to the Office in the Kelley Student Center (KC), Room 200.
Please note: The online form is secure and approved for use with sensitive institutional data classified as Critical, including data containing information protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA).
- After review of documentation, Accessibility Center staff will contact you to schedule an intake appointment.
- Attend intake appointment and sign release of information form.
- Accommodation letters will be emailed to you to give to each of your instructors within the first week of classes.
- Review and adhere to the responsibilities of students with disabilities.