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Student Accessibility Services

The Student Accessibility Services office services all students at all locations, as well as those who study online or through the self-paced program.

大发体育官方平台的目的

The Student Accessibility Services Office provides resources and support to students with disabilities, as well as the faculty and staff involved in their education, in compliance with applicable law and best practices in higher education.

We provide services so students can equally enjoy the academic and student life opportunities available at UIU. Our office provides support as required by law under the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAAA) of 2008, including the following services:

  • Accessibility consultations
  • Accommodation applications
  • Coordination of the implementation of reasonable accommodations
  • 援助与考试
  • Assistance with other disability-related services

大发体育官方平台的目标

  • Assist with personal growth, development and empowerment of students that leads toward self-advocacy.
  • Provide timely, effective and reasonable accommodations.
  • Serve as a liaison between students, faculty and staff.
  • Promote awareness through various outreach initiatives.
  • Stay abreast of trends and issues related to student accessibility services in higher education.

Student Accessibility Services Handbook

Request for Accommodations

To request accommodations, please select the one of the following options below (all options require you to log into myUIU). Should you have any questions about the process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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住宿更新

Accommodations are only granted for two sessions (one semester). As such, students need to renew their accommodations accordingly.

Alternate Format Textbooks

If you qualify for alternate format textbooks through the Student Accessibility Services Office, please complete a Request for Accommodations as outlined above. Please note that alternate texts book requests will only be processed if the Student Accessibility Services Office receives a copy of the purchase receipt.

Sign Language Interpretation

上爱荷华大学 contracts with licensed interpreters to provide communication access universitywide for students who are deaf/hard of hearing. We contract with interpreters that value the rights of deaf/hard of hearing students and support students in reaching their full potential. All interpreters meet the requirements of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID). To request sign language interpretation, please complete a Request for Accommodations as outlined in that section above.

Please note the following:

  • Interpreting services may be scheduled for classes, 会议, peer tutoring and other UIU-sponsored events.
  • UIU does not have any interpreters on staff at this time. We contract with a third-party agency and assign interpreters based on availability and student need.

服务的动物

基于 American with Disabilities Act, a service animal is any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, 包括一个物理, 感觉, 精神病学, intellectual or other mental disability. Learn more about service animals and emotional support animals.

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学生资源

上爱荷华大学 has multiple resources that can aid students during their university career.