Faculty Resources

Faculty play a major role in supporting students with disabilities. Accessibility Services and the ADA Compliance Committee are available as a resource to you in addressing your students needs. 

Accommodation Testing Proctor Form

Accessibility Services Faculty and Adjunct Handbook 2018-2019 (PDF)

Key Points for Faculty (PDF)

University ADA Statement for Course Syllabi (PDF)


University ADA Statement for Course Syllabi

Any student who believes s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a documented disability should first contact a Coordinator in the Office of Accessibility Services, Hatcher Hall, 740-351-3106 to schedule a meeting to identify potential reasonable accommodation(s). Students are strongly encouraged to initiate the accommodation process in the early part of the semester or as soon as the need is recognized. After meeting with the Coordinator, students are then required to meet with their instructors during the instructor's office hours to discuss their specific needs related to their disability. The accommodation letter will be sent to the instructor and student via e-mail prior to the semester start date. Any questions regarding the accommodations on the letter should be addressed to the Coordinator of Accessibility Services. If a student does not make a timely request for disability accommodations and/or fails to meet with the Coordinator of Accessibility Services and the instructor, a reasonable accommodation might not be able to be provided. 

Accessibility Services

Contact Information

Michelle Patrick, M.Ed., LPCC

Coordinator, Accessibility Services

Email: mpatrick@shawnee.edu

Phone: (740) 351-3106

Fax: (740) 351-3551

Office of Accessibility Services

Hatcher Hall
945 Fourth Street
Portsmouth, Ohio 45662

Office hours: Monday-Friday 10 am-5 pm (appointments preferred).

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