Syllabus Statements

Suggested syllabus statement for Disabilities and Access Accommodations

Faculty are strongly encouraged to include a statement on their syllabus regarding students with disabilities; making it clear that it is the student’s right and responsibility to initiate the process to access and receive reasonable and equitable accommodations, by contacting Disability and Access Center Specialist Laura Knobel-Piehl or Nancy A. Cheeseman, LPC, located in the Academic Support Centers (ASC), Buntrock Commons, 2nd floor, Room 108, contact 507-786-3288 or http://wp.stolaf.edu/asc/dac.

Below are the suggested options for syllabus statements:

Option #1.

I am committed to supporting the learning of all students in my class. Students seeking accommodations, please contact the Disability and Access Center (DAC) at wp.stolaf.edu/asc/dac. or 507-786-3288.

Option #2.

I am committed to supporting the learning of all students in my class. If you have already registered with the Disability and Access Center (DAC) and have your letter of accommodations, please meet with me early in the course to discuss, plan, and implement your accommodations in the course. If you have or think you have a disability (learning, sensory, physical, chronic health, mental health or attentional), please contact the Disability and Access Center (DAC) at 507-786-3288 or wp.stolaf.edu/asc/dac.

Suggested addition if your course normally would prohibit computers in class:

Laptops and/or other digital equipment may not be used in this class unless you have made special arrangements with the professor.