1. Students who believe the College and the Office of Disability Services have not
appropriately provided reasonable accommodations have the right to appeal.
2. The student should first discuss his/her concerns with the Coordinator of
Disability Services for Students (Student Counseling Center, Reid Hall 111) and attempt to
reach an acceptable agreement on the particular situation.
3. If the decision of the Coordinator of Disability Services for Students is
unsatisfactory to the student, the student may request a formal hearing by writing to the
Dean of Student Services (Reid Hall 112) within thirty (30) days of the final
decision of the Coordinator.
4. Within a reasonable period of time after receiving the request, the
Dean will inform the student of the date, place and the time of hearing. Students may
present evidence at the hearing, and have the advice and assistance of another person.
5. Prior to the hearing, the Dean reserves the right to consult with
any and all other involved faculty, students and/or staff
members in order to gather additional, pertinent information
regarding the student concerns, prior to rendering his or her
6. Decisions by the Dean of Student Services will be final
and will be based
on the evidence presented at the hearing and on the
information gathered by the Dean's own investigation.
The decision will consist of a written report
summarizing the evidence and stating the reasons for the decision and will be delivered to
all parties concerned, soon after the hearing.
7. Questions and concerns about this Policy may be directed to the Affirmative Action
Office located in the Human Resource Office. This office is responsible for overseeing
compliance with state and federal regulations. Complaints of discrimination or
noncompliance should be filed with the Affirmative Action Office.