DS office work with faculty to provide accommodations on course exams to qualified students.
Testing accommodations include, but are not limited to:
- Auditory tests (text-to-speech software)
- Calculator use
- Closed-Circuit TV (CCTV)
- Distraction-reduced testing environment
- Enlarged print
- Extended time
- Word processor
Our office can assist faculty in the administration of exams for students receiving testing accommodations. Student are responsible for communicating with each faculty member regarding exams for their courses to determine the arrangement for their testing accommodations.
Students will provide the faculty member with an Accommodation Letter from our office addressing the specific testing accommodations that the student should receive.
Disability Services Testing Procedure for Professors:
- Hand deliver exam to Disability Services / Student Advising Center (PH106), preferably 24 hours in advance.
- The student is responsible for contacting his or her professor about the exam and testing in the Testing Room. E-mail reminders will be sent to students one day prior to exam if the exam has not been received. It is the student’s responsibility to communicate with the instructor.
- Professor notes any specific instructions
- Open book, notes, use of calculator, etc.
- DS/SAC Office will contact the department when exam is completed and ready for pick-up. The DS/SAC Office does NOT mail exams through campus mail.