Classroom Services

To initiate classroom furniture or note taking services the student is to contact the Disability Management Specialist (DMS) and provide appropriate information and approval for services.

Classroom Furniture

  1. Students approved for classroom furniture must make the request for tables/chairs at least one week prior to the date needed. Please use the Accessible Furniture Request Form on SSD's Forms page.

  2. It is the student's responsibility to inform SSD if the classroom furniture requested is not in the classroom.

  3. It is the student's responsibility to be in the classroom early, where possible, in order to secure the furniture designated for her or his use.

  4. SSD will request the most appropriate type of furniture available for the student's classroom needs.

Note Taking Services

  • Volunteer Classroom Notetakers

  • Laptop or Tablet approval

  • Digital Recorder

Notetaking and Tape Recording of in the Classroom

  1. To initiate notetaking and/or taping services the student is to contact the Disability Management Specialist and provide appropriate information on the Request for Professor letters (Yellow Form).

  2. SSD will provide the student with a letter of accommodations to be given by the student to the professor. The letters will be ready within three (3) working days of receipt

  3. of an appropriate and complete request.

  4. Notetaking agreements forms must be signed by the student requesting the service every academic year.

  5. A student is expected to be present in class to receive notes for that day.

  6. It is the student's responsibilities to let their Disability Management Specialist or the SSD Director know if the notetaker has not been solicited by the professor, if no one in the class has volunteered to take notes, or if the professor is hesitant about the student taping the lecture.