Register with Disability Support Services

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Documentation of a Disability

Except in cases of an impairment that is readily apparent,documentation of a disabling condition is required.

Documentation Guidelines

Requesting Housing Accommodations

Requests for housing accommodations should be indicated on both the DSS request for accommodation form and the housing application.  All requests should be received by no later than May, 1st for the upcoming academic year.  Requests for a change to housing accommodations should be made through DSS.

How to notify your faculty of your accommodations

Faculty notification letters are the responsibility of the student.The process for obtaining your letters is reviewed at your mandatory in-take meeting at DSS prior to receiving services. You are encouraged to request and deliver your letters early in the semester.

Taking a test/exam at the DSS testing center

Once you have registered with DSS and completed the mandatory intake meeting,youare approved to electronically access the Alternative Testing Request (ATR) form on line. Your DSS professional will review the deadlines for submitting both regular and final exam ATR's.

Alternative Format of textbooks and other materials

Students approved for electronic textbooks should contact Michael Thompson (thompsonmi@ecu.edu) as soon as you have purchased the hard copy of the text.  Other materials, syllabi, handouts and presentations should be requested via the same address.

Requesting Sign Language Interpreting, CART, Cued Speech

Students should request interpreting services by contacting Assistant Director Nancy Ausherman at Aushermann@ecu.edu.

Request for a change or addition of a new accommodation

At any time if you feel you need additional or different accommodations, schedule an appointment with the Director of Student Services. You may be asked to provide additional documentation to support your request.

Academic Support Services & Resources