ODS - The Office of Disability Services
The Office of Disability Services (ODS) seeks to ensure that all programs, services and facilities are accessible to Dickinson students on a non-discriminatory basis. ODS is committed to working with all eligible students with documented disabilities and with faculty to provide reasonable accommodations in the academic and/or living environment.
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Disclosures to ODS are completely confidential and will never appear on a student's college record. Here are the Accommodation Request Steps. For more information about the complete disclosure and academic accommodations process, see Disclosing and Documenting a Disability to Request Academic Accommodations.
WELCOME EXCEPTIONAL NEW STUDENTS!
We're delighted you've chosen to be a part of the Dickinson Family. If you are in need of any type of accommodation(s) at Dickinson--whether due to a learning or physical disability, a medical or mental health condition, or a temporary impairment, please complete our Disclosure and Request for Accommodations, and will provide you with next steps. If you have any questions whatsoever, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us at (717) 245-1734. We look forward to hearing from you soon!
FOR CURRENT STUDENTS WITH ACCOMMODATIONS:
Students who are eligible for accommodations and use them typically perform better academically than those who don't. If you have been granted accommodations, but are not currently using them, it's not too late to do so! You just need to provide us with one week's advanced notice before any test proctoring needed. Come to ODS to get your letters or to bring back your forms anytime M-F 8:30 - 4:00.
For those of you with academic accommodations who haven't yet picked up your letters or returned all of your blue forms, we strongly encourage you to do so TODAY for any classes in which you may need accommodations. Remember that we need one week's advance notice before any proctoring needed. If there's any chance of need, act now. Better safe than sorry!
If you are seeking additional accommodations, follow our online instructions to your "Disability Disclosure and Accommodation Request" form, add any additional information or requests, and email us to let us know that you have.
WHERE TO FIND US
ODS is located in 106 Dana Hall, which is located at 277 W. Louther St., on the corner of Louther (across from Rector), and College St. (across from the Quarry). This is also the Office of Learning Skills, which provides free resources such as semester calendars, weekly planners, study and test-taking tips, and many other strategic learning and study skills materials.
Other Frequently Requested Links:
- Academic Accommodations
- Housing Accommodations
- Dietary Accommodations
- Temporary Impairment Services
- How Accommodations Change from High School to College
- Parent Resources
- Forms and Procedures for Faculty and Staff
- Universal Design for Instruction & Learning
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If you have any questions about accommodations at Dickinson based on a disability or temporary impairment, please look through this website for information. If you still have remaining questions, please send them to email@example.com.
Director of Learning Skills and ODS (Office of Disability Services)
Assistant Dean of Advising
Dana Hall, Suite 106