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POLICY FOR TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
Testing Accommodations, Type I:
For students needing extra time and/or a separate location for testing, accommodations will be provided by the professor within the professor's department.Student Responsibility:
- You should provide your professor with a Request for Reasonable Accommodations form (obtained after you have registered in Disability Services) at the beginning of the semester in order to receive testing accommodations.
- For each test, you must ask your professor to arrange your testing accommodations within his/her own department at least one week before the actual test date to ensure your needs are met.
- If documented, discuss your need to have a separate location in which to take your exam that will help to reduce distractions. Please keep in mind that separate rooms are not guaranteed to be distraction-free or private. However, disposable earplugs are available from Disability Services upon request
- Discuss with your professor the amount of time you will need to complete the exam (usually 1 ½ to double time, dependent upon documentation). The extra time should be scheduled to NOT interfere with your reqularly sheduled classes.
Testing Accommodations, Type II:
For Students needing specialized testing accommodations (for example: scribes, readers, or assistive technology), testing accommodations may need to be arranged in cooperation with Disability Services.Student Responsibility
- Call (456-2776) or stop by Disability Services at least one week ahead to schedule your test, if such accommodations are needed.
- Make sure you arrive on time. If you are late, you will cut into your extended exam time and you may not have enough time to complete the exam.
- If you are unable to take your exam as scheduled, you must call your professor AND Disability Services. The professor will determine when or if you will be allowed to reschedule.
- If you do not call or show up, your exam will be returned to your professor.
- Only items indicated by your professor on the Accommodation form will be allowed into the testing location.
- You will not be allowed to bring personal items (purses, backpacks, cell phones, food and/or beverages, etc.) into the exam. All personal items will be locked up and returned to you upon completion of your exam.
Academic Integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Students who violate College rules on academic dishonesty are subject to disciplinary penalties, including the possibility of failure or removal from a course, disciplinary probation, and/or dismissal from the College. Individual schools may have additional standards and policies related to academic honesty.