Deaf and Hard of Hearing
The OSD provides reasonable accommodations for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Accommodations may include‚ but are not necessarily limited to:
- Priority Registration;
- note taking assistance;
- sign language, class transcription;
- notification of faculty regarding use of fm systems and in-class accommodations.
Students are encouraged to contact the OSD to register and discuss their needs once they are admitted so their accommodations can be arranged. In order receive timely sign language interpreting services‚ students requiring sign language or transcribers should contact the OSD two weeks prior to the date services are needed.
Students must provide current documentation of their diagnosis to the OSD and schedule an appointment to discuss their accommodation needs. See Deaf/Hard–of–Hearing documentation guidelines for more information.