Every student with a documented disability has the following rights:
Equal access to courses, programs, services, jobs, activities, and facilities available
through the College.
Reasonable and appropriate accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary
aids determined on a case-by-case basis.
Appropriate confidentiality pertaining to his/her disability.
Every student with a documented disability has the responsibility to:
Meet the College's essential technical, academic, and institutional standards.
Identify themselves in a timely manner as an individual with a disability when seeking
Provide complete and appropriate documentation of the disability from a qualified,
licensed and impartial professional.
Comply with the CCRI Policies and Procedures Manual for Students with Disabilities
when requesting reasonable and appropriate accommodations. Understand that receiving
reasonable accommodations is NOT a guarantee of academic success.
Accept certain ongoing responsibilities for planning, managing, monitoring, and communicating
his/her accommodation needs.
Hand-Deliver each Request for Accommodation Form (RFA) letter to professors at the
beginning of the semester.
Once the student and professor have discussed the student's accommodation needs and
the professor has signed the letter, return the original letter to the Disability
Understand that the Request for Accommodation Form becomes effective on the date that
it is signed by the professor and accommodations are not retroactive.
Discuss accommodation needs with the professor both at the beginning of the semester
and as appropriate throughout the semester.
If a problem with accommodations is encountered, first attempt to resolve the problem
with the faculty or staff member providing the accommodation. If the problem persists,
report the problem to the Office of Disability Services, the coordinator will assist
you with the resolution as soon as it is brought to their attention.