Rights & Responsibilities

Self-identifying as a student with a disability and asking for accommodations are personal decisions.

If a student requests accommodations at Monmouth, he or she is responsible for completing the accommodation process that begins with informing the Office of Student Success & Accessibility Services.

Student Rights

  1. To full and equal access to the same educational experience as students without disabilities.
  2. To have accommodation requests reviewed and authorized quickly and fairly by instructors and by the SSAS office.
  3. To have disability documentation held confidentially and released only to designated individuals with the student’s written request or permission.

Student Responsibilities

  1. To self-identify his or her disability and provide professional and appropriate documentation of the disability.
  2. To consult with the Director of Accessibility Services to discuss appropriate accommodations.
  3. To consult with faculty at the beginning of each semester to discuss accommodation needs.
  4. To provide timely notification of special needs and changes in accommodation needs/services.
  5. To arrange exam accommodations with faculty well in advance of exam dates.
  6. To notify the SSAS office if requested accommodations are not being provided or are not effective.