Checklist for New Students

Disability Resources Checklist for New Students

______ 1.  Send in proper documentation of your disability and accommodations requested to the Disability Resources Office. Please call if you have any questions about the documentation required. Documentation must meet college requirements. Submit your information early so that you can be assured of receiving the accommodations you require as soon as you arrive on campus.

 

______ 2. Fill out and return the release of information form and the self-identification form as soon as possible. If you are over 18 years of age and wish us to converse with your parent(s)/guardian(s), they must be listed on the release of information form before disclosure can occur.

 

______ 3. Make an individual appointment with the Director of Disability Resources when you have your schedule for the upcoming semester completed. Please call 607-753-2066 before you arrive for the semester to schedule your appointment.

 

______ 4. Receive your letters during your appointment with the Director of Disability Resources and distribute them to all of your faculty members. Set up an appointment to speak individually with each of your professors to discuss your needs and learning styles.

 

______ 5. Go to the Test Administration Service office as soon as possible if your professor has checked off that they are unable to provide testing accommodations on the Faculty Accommodation Agreement letter.

 

______ 6. Go to the Academic Support and Achievement Program office as soon as possible in the semester to set up an appointment for tutoring in classes for which you are likely to require tutoring assistance.

 

______ 7. Remind your professors about your accommodation needs for upcoming tests.

 

______ 8. Come and see the Director of Disability Resources IMMEDIATELY if you are struggling with your classes or are having difficulty getting the accommodations that you need.

 

______ 9. Check in from time to time to tell us how you are doing and to share your successes!!!!

 

______ 10. ENJOY YOUR FIRST SEMESTER AT CORTLAND!

 

 

Sue Sprague, Director
Diana McGee, Secretary
Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-1
607-753-2066
Fax 607-753-5495
Monday -Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Jeremy Zhe-Heimerman, Coordinator of Assistive Technology and Test Administration Services
Kelly Hunneyman, Graduate Assistant
Frank Gravano, Graduate Assistant
Memorial Library, Room B-204
607-753-2358

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