Office for Students with Disabilities Accommodations
Reasonable accommodations require approval by the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD).
All of the following are required:
- The student submits the appropriate documentation to OSD.
- The student requests accommodation through appropriate OSD procedures.
- The requested accommodation does not substantially alter the fundamental nature of the academic and/or technical standards of the coursework and/or program.
- The requested accommodation is supported by the documentation on file.
The most commonly requested reasonable accommodations include:
- Extended test time
- Separate test location
- Taped texts and/or Reading Edge
- Note taker
- Test reader
- Test scribe and/or use of computer
- Access to available assistive equipment
- Priority registration
- Physical access to programs and services
- Other accommodations specific to the disability as requested and approved
The following are noted:
- The decision regarding appropriate and reasonable accommodation rests with the Office for Students with Disabilities.
- The Office for Students with Disabilities reserves the right to request additional documentation.
- Services of a personal nature are the responsibility of the student.
Office for Students with Disabilities
California University of Pennsylvania
250 University Ave.
California, PA 15419
Request for Accommodation Approval - Download the general request for accommodation
Request for University Housing Accommodation - Download the housing accommodation request form
Office for Students with Disabilities - Learn more about OSD
Application Information - Learn about the OSD application process
Documentation and Assessment Report - Learn more about required documentation
ADA Compliance - The ADA/504 Compliance Office serves students with disabilities by ensuring compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
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