Accessibility Services Rights and Responsibilities
Students with disabilities at Kent State University Regional Campuses have the RIGHT to:
- Equal opportunity to learn through reasonable accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary aids and services.
- Equal access to programs, courses, services, activities, and facilities offered through the university.
- Individual consideration and review of their requests.
- Confidentiality of information regarding their disability, except as disclosure is necessary to acquire accommodations, and/or required by law, or requested by the student in writing.
- Accessible formats of information if reasonably available.
Students with disabilities at Kent State University Regional Campuses have the RESPONSIBILITY to:
- Identify themselves as individuals with disabilities and seek information, counsel, and assistance as necessary.
- Follow published procedures in a timely manner to obtain reasonable accommodations.
- Provide comprehensive and recent documentation from appropriate licensed professionals that details how their disabilities limit their participation and supports each accommodation request.
- Meet with faculty to share the Letter of Accommodations and to discuss any applicable accommodations students choose to access.
- Adhere to the arrangements made with faculty regarding how and when testing will be conducted and how accommodations will be handled in each specific class.
- Meet and maintain essential institutional qualifications and standards for courses, programs, services, and activities.
Kent State University has the RESPONSIBILITY to:
- Provide information to students in accessible formats upon request.
- Provide or arrange reasonable accommodations in courses, programs, services, and facilities.
- Ensure that programs, services, activities and facilities, when viewed in their entirety, are available and usable in the most integrated and appropriate settings.
- Serve as liaison with faculty and outside community resources and agencies.
- Maintain appropriate confidentiality of records and communications.