Here are the steps for requesting accommodations at LIT for a disability:
- Student must make an
appointment with the Special Populations Coordinator to discuss his/her
- Student must provide a
copy of testing, medical records, and/or letter from a physician which indicates
a disability. If you are learning disabled, you must supply test scores
accompanied by a professional diagnosis. Documentation must be within the past
five (5) years. Submit this information to the Special Populations Coordinator
in the Student Services Office.
- Once documentation is
received, an appointment will be made with a review committee of qualified
professionals and recommendations for accommodations will be made. Postsecondary
institutions are only required to guarantee equal access, not equal
- Complete a "Request for
- Accommodation memos will
be printed out. It is the student’s responsibility to come by the Special
Populations Office to pick up their memo. The student will be asked to sign and
date an "Accommodations Pickup Sheet."
- The student must then
personally deliver the memo to each of their instructors. It is best to do this
during his or her office hours. Accommodations do not become effective until the
instructor receives the memo. Students must deliver these memos to preserve
- Steps 4, 5, and 6 must be
done each semester that you require accommodations.
- Students taking distance
learning courses should follow the same procedure as on-campus students.