Students with disabilities and/or special needs are entitled to reasonable accommodations, as determined by the institution, after proper documentation of the disability has been received. At Duquesne University, the Office of Freshmen Development and Special Student Services is responsible for determining reasonable accommodations and for assisting students in communicating these to faculty.
Students should notify the faculty member, at the beginning of the term, if any reasonable accommodations are needed. Students need to be registered with the Office of Freshmen Development and Special Student Services. Before accommodations will be granted, the faculty member should receive a memo confirming the recommendations for reasonable accommodations from the Office of Freshmen Development and Special Student Services.
The purpose for implementing reasonable accommodations is to allow for equal opportunity for students with disabilities. It is the student's responsibility to demonstrate that the cognitive, behavioral and professional competencies have been acquired to a satisfactory degree in order for successful completion of the course.
For more information, contact:
Office of Freshmen Development and Special Student Services
309 Duquesne Union