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Student Rights and Responsibilities

Student Rights:

  • To not be denied access to any University programs, services, and events due to having a disability, in compliance with the Core University policy.
  • To receive reasonable accommodations that provide equal access, in compliance with the Core University policy. 
  • To receive assistance from SSD Staff.
  • To not be discriminated against due to a disability or receive any retaliatory discrimination. 

Student Responsibilities:

  • To identify themselves to the Office of Services for Students with Disabilities. 
  • To provide appropriate documentation of disability. 
  • To ensure that faculty receive an Accommodation Request Letter as requested by the student (preferably within the first two weeks of the Fall and Spring semesters; within the first two class meetings during the summer semesters). 
  • To provide both the instructor and SSD with Disabilities three business days advance notice when they will be utilizing test proctoring services at SSD.
  • To provide for their own personal care needs. 
  • To assume personal responsibility for meeting with faculty, requesting tutorial assistance, and adhering to all other University policies and standards.

Contact Information:

McCaffrey Center - First Floor Rm 116

Phone: (209) 946-3221, Fax: (209) 946-2278


Daniel Nuss, Director 209.946.3221  

Rahsaan Ellison, Assistant Director 209.946.3221