Responsibilities

Here we share general information related to the rights and responsibilities of students and the university in the context of collaboration through the OAS office.

Please also see specific requirements and services at these links:

Students: General Rights

  • An equal opportunity to access courses, programs, services and activities at Emory University
  • Request reasonable accommodations, academic adjustments, or auxiliary aids and services
  • Appropriate confidentiality of information regarding their disability, except when disclosures are required or permitted by law

Students: General Responsibilities

  • Maintain institutional standards for academic performance and conduct
  • Register with OAS and request an accommodation
  • Provide appropriate documentation of a disability, including the functional limitation(s) of the disability and its impact on the access to and participation in courses, programs, services and activities at Emory University
  • Follow procedures for requesting accommodations, academic adjustments, or auxiliary aids and services
  • Request academic accommodations for each term in which the student is registered

Emory: General Rights

  • Through OAS, request and receive current documentation that identifies the existence of a disability and explains the functional limitations of the disability
  • Suggest appropriate and reasonable accommodations, academic adjustments, or auxiliary aids and services based on documentation submitted to the office
  • Establish essential requirements and standards for courses, programs, services, or activities at Emory University
  • Select equally effective accommodations, adjustments, or auxiliary aids and services
  • Deny an accommodation, adjustment, or auxiliary aid that fundamentally alters a course, program, or activity

Emory: General Responsibilities

  • Review submitted documentation without bias and seek appropriate relevant professional expertise when necessary
  • Confer with the student and other relevant parties when determining accommodations, academic adjustments, or auxiliary aids and services
  • Provide information in accessible formats, upon request
  • Respond to requests in a timely manner
  • Maintain appropriate confidentiality of documentation and information