The student is responsible for contacting the College Nurse and providing the required documentation.
Health & Wellness provides services that create full access and provide appropriate accommodation for all students with disabilities.
Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is committed to providing equal and fair access to education for students with disabilities in addition to the federal the obligations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended.
Get Help with Disability Services
Contact: Health & Wellness Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Health & Wellness Center, 2nd floor Cooper Building
After acceptance to PA College, you will have access to the PA College Portal where more detailed information is available on the Health & Wellness Portal page.
Frequently Asked Questions
Reasonable accommodations are unique to each student. Examples could include extended time for testing and testing in a distraction-free area.
Proper documentation must be submitted on official letterhead and signed by the appropriate health care provider.
Documentation should be current. For example, within three years for a learning disability, or 12 months for a physical or psychological disability.
The provider should describe the diagnosis, whether it is stable or progressive, any anticipated side effects from medications, and recommendations for reasonable accommodations.
Documentation should include any testing or evaluations that were completed.
Documentation is securely maintained in the Health & Wellness Center with access only by the college nurse and the AVP of Student Affairs. If requested, general information about the student’s accommodations may be discussed on a limited basis with faculty, instructors or academic support service staff in order to clarify information included in the authorized accommodation.
It is the student’s responsibility to distribute their approved accommodations to appropriate faculty each semester.