Accommodations

The Disability Resource Center provides disability-related academic accommodations for students with disabilities who have registered with our office.  The purpose of an accommodation is to allow students to overcome disability-related challenges that impede their academic success.  You are encouraged to provide input on the academic challenges posed by your disability/medical condition.This information is helpful in determining which accommodations would be most appropriate for you.  The Coordinator will review your documentation and will work with you to provide the necessary accommodations for your academic success. 

Some of the accommodations available to you but not limited to are as follows:

  • Priority Registration
  • Exam Accommodations
  • Printed Materials in Alternate Formats
  • Notetakers
  • Tutors or Referral for Tutors
  • Assistive Technology
  • Equipment Loan
  • Accessible Parking
  • Priority On Campus Housing

Confidentiality

If you wish to share information about your disability documentation or discuss the nature of your disability with your instructors or other University offices,you can. However, you are not expected to do so.

The DRC is committed to treating your documentation as confidential in accordance with BC's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act:

Guide to Access to Information and Privacy Protection

In registering for services with our office, you have given written permission for the DRC to share relevant information with instructors and departments to the extent necessary to ensure the provision of services. The functional impact of your disability relative to a need for a specific accommodation is the type of information that may be shared.


Last reviewed shim8/5/2016 3:33:20 PM