Roles and Responsibilities
In accordance with the Americans with Disability Act (1990) faculty is to provide reasonable accommodations in a timely and confidential manner without altering the fundamental nature of the course. Accommodation requests may be denied if student does not have a letter of accommodation from OASIS verifying a disability and need. Faculty may report concerns or issues associated with accommodations directly to OASIS at (570) 422-3954.
Suggested Syllabus Statement
It is the University’s goal that learning experiences be as accessible as possible. If you anticipate or experience physical or academic barriers based on a disability, please let the professor know immediately so that we can discuss your options. You are also welcome to contact OASIS, the Office of Accessible Services Individualized for Students at 570-422-3954 or at www.esu.edu/oasis for information to request accommodations.
Accommodations are individualized for each student. Faculty may see a variety of accommodations including Note-taking support, extended time or distraction reduced environment for academic assessment (i.e. tests, quizzes, exams etc.), video captioning, audio transcripts and alternate format materials.