Following is a list of student rights and responsibilities regarding disability accommodations Each
student with a disability at Aims Community College has the right to:
- An equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from courses, programs services
- An equal opportunity to work and to learn, to receive reasonable accommodations, academic
adjustments and auxiliary aids and services.
- The assurance that all disability-related records will be confidential and maintained
separately from college and university records in accordance with applicable law.
- An accommodation in a timely manner once it has been properly requested.
- Discuss accommodations with each instructor, identifying which accommodation will
be utilized for each class.
Students with a disability at Aims are responsible for:
- Their own enrollment.
- Identifying themselves to the Disability Access Service office (DAS).
- Providing appropriate documentation from a qualified professional.
- Initiating all requests for accommodations and services each semester.
- Working with DAS and the instructor in obtaining and implementing accommodations
- Taking responsibility for using or not using accommodations.
- Meeting qualifications and maintaining essential institutional standards for courses,
programs, services or activities.
- Informing DAS in a timely manner when concerns arise.
If students have questions or problems concerning the appropriateness of an accommodation,
they must contact DAS. If no resolution occurs at this stage, the student should consult
the current Aims student handbook, Student Mediation, Assistance and Advocacy Program
or the Student Grievance Procedure.