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Information for Faculty and Staff

Disability-Related Resources

Instructor Responsibilities

As an instructor, you have the responsibility to:

  • Notify students that accommodations are available and coordinated through the Office of Disability Services (ODS). A statement on the course syllabus and an announcement on the first day of class would be helpful
  • Provide accommodations in a fair and timely manner
  • Report conflicts or concerns regarding accommodations to the ODS professional staff
  • Respect the confidential nature of disability-related information

Instructor Rights

 As an instructor, you have the right to:

  • Assess student progress and assign grades accordingly
  • Challenge an accommodation that would jeopardize the academic standards or integrity of the course
  • Determine the content and fundamental rigor the course  
  • Expect that all students will adhere to the Student Conduct Code
  • Understand how a student's disability will impact his or her participation in class  
CONTACT INFORMATION
Health & Counseling
Crawford Building
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-2206
803/323-3332 (fax)
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