Benedictine University is dedicated to creating an accessible environment through reasonable and appropriate accommodations for students with disabilities.
Students with a disability are encouraged to seek assistance with the Student Services department. Special accommodation services are available for students with disabilities on a case-by-case basis and provided that documentation from a properly licensed clinician supports the accommodation. Students eligible under the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) and/or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (1973) , whose disability interferes with a major life activity, are urged to self-identify so that the process for receiving assistance can begin as soon as possible.
Commonly granted accommodations include the following:
- Extended time for testing in a quiet test environment;
- Designated note taker in class;
- Modified or enlarged classroom / reading materials;
- Preferential classroom seating.