Disability Services

Rights and Responsibilities of LCSC Disability Services, Students, and Faculty

Lewis-Clark State College has the responsibility to provide reasonable and appropriate access to all educational and co-curricular programs, services, activities, and facilities.

Disability Services

The Disability Services Office has the right and responsibility to:

  • Maintain the integrity and rigor of the College's academic standards.
  • Establish what constitutes qualifying documentation of a disability.
  • Require students requesting accommodations to provide documentation of a disability.
  • Determine appropriate accommodations for students with disabilities.
  • Deny requests for academic accommodations that are not supported by the documentation provided to the Disability Services Office.

Students

Students with disabilities have the right and responsibility to:

  • Meet the College's academic, technical, and institutional standards.
  • Have equal access to educational and co-curricular programs, services, activities, and facilities.
  • Inform the Disability Services Office in a timely manner that you are an individual with a disability and that you are requesting accommodations.
  • Follow specific procedures for obtaining reasonable and appropriate accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary aids as outlined.
  • Review the Alternate Test Services responsibilites page if you have a testing accommodation.

Faculty

Faculty have the right and responsibility to:

  • Hold the same academic standards for students with disabilities as held for students without disabilities.
  • Provide accommodations determined by Disability Services.
  • Understand how a student with a disability receives/processes information and/or demonstrates mastery of a subject might vary due to reasonable accommodations.
  • Consult with the Disability Services staff if questions arise regarding accommodations.
  • Maintain confidentiality of students' accommodations and disability related information.
  • Review the Alternate Test Services responsibilities page if you have a student with testing accommodations.
  • Review the webpage for Faculty/Staff for more information regarding requirements for faculty and staff regarding accommodations.