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Students With Documented Disabilities
(including temporary conditions due to injuries/surgeries)

Note: In order to ensure one-on-one time with the Coordinator, students are encouraged to call 423.236.2574 to set an appointment.

Open Door Walk-in times: Mondays 10:00am-12:00noon and  Thursdays 2:00-4:00pm

Accommodations are provided only after completion of the following steps:

  1. Documentation of disability is delivered to Disability Support Services (DSS). See Guidelines below.
  2. DSS forms are completed and delivered to DSS.
  3. The Disability Services Coordinator (DSC) reviews documentation.
  4. The Accommodations Committee meets and reaches a decision regarding the request.
  5. Student meets with DSC to discuss the committee's decision.
  6. For approved accommodations, Accommodations Data Sheets (ADS) are prepared for each professor.
  7. ADS (blue sheets) are delivered to professor(s).
  8. Discussion takes place with each professor regarding how and/or whether approved accommodations can be administered.

Please note that the process of arranging academic accommodations takes time, so initiate the process no later than the first three weeks of the semester. Students should review the entire Accommodation Process


Section 504 and Southern Adventist University

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