Student Resources

Responsibilities of the Student

Students with disabilities have the responsibility to:

  • meet qualifications and maintain essential institutional standards for courses, programs, services, activities and facilities
  • identify as an individual with a disability when an accommodation is needed and seek information, counsel, and assistance as necessary
  • provide appropriate documentation of the disability and how it limits participation in courses, programs, services, activities and facilities
  • follow established procedures for obtaining accommodations, academic adjustments and/or auxiliary aids and services
  • meet and abide by the University’s academic, conduct and technical standards
  • meet with the director of Student Access Services prior to the start of each semester to discuss ongoing or new accommodation

Students are also responsible for contacting Student Access Services if reasonable academic adjustments or accommodations are not implemented in an effective or timely way.

Responsibilities of Bradley University

Bradley has the responsibility to:

  • provide information to students with disabilities in accessible formats upon request
  • ensure that courses, programs, activities and facilities, when viewed in their entirety, are available and usable in the most integrated and appropriate settings
  • evaluate students on their abilities and not their disabilities
  • provide or arrange accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary aids and services for students with disabilities in courses, programs, activities and facilities
  • maintain appropriate confidentiality of records and communication