Arkansas Tech University is committed to ensuring that qualified students have access
to academic programs, facilities, and activities.
- Will receive appropriate, reasonable accommodations in a timely manner.
- Are responsible for notifying faculty and the Director of Disability Services (DS)
of their need for an accommodation in a timely manner.
- May meet privately with faculty and the Director of DS when discussing the effects
of their disability and need for accommodations.
- Can expect all information and documentation related to their disability will be treated
confidentially by the university.
- Are expected to advocate on their own behalf with regard to requesting services and
communicating with staff and faculty.
- Must meet the same essential core requirements of a program or activity as any other
student, regardless of ability.
- Are responsible for notifying faculty and the Director of DS if an accommodation is
not being implemented or is ineffective in providing access to an educational program
- Are required to adhere to all procedures and requirements of University Testing and
DS when using testing/proctoring services.
- Should notify DS when accommodations are no longer needed.
- Must schedule an appointment with the Director of DS before the start of classes or
early in the term to renew accommodations or when a change is made to the student’s
If you have any questions or concerns related to your rights and responsibilities
with regard to disability and accommodations, please contact Liz Means, Director of
DS at 968-0302.