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Eligibility and Documentation

To establish eligibility for instructional and support services, students should contact the coordinator of disabilities services on the West Campus or the assistant dean of student development at East, North or Spring Hill campuses and complete a Self-Identification of Disability form. Support services are available, as appropriate for students experiencing temporary disabilities.

Please note that a school plan such as an individualized education plan (IEP) or a 504 plan is not sufficient documentation to receive accommodations.

The College requires documentation of a student’s disability before providing accommodations for each disability. Typically, documentation needs to be no more than three years old. It needs to be comprehensive and establish that you have "a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities." This is the ADA definition of a disability. Ideally, you should see if your high school can conduct a comprehensive evaluation during your senior year.

Disabilities may include, but are not limited to the following: