Accessing Services

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Lincoln University is committed to providing equal opportunities to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Requesting Academic Accommodations

Students should submit an Academic Accommodations Request Form for disability related services in the Office of Access & Ability Services as soon as possible after admittance to the University, in order that expressed needs can be met in a timely manner. Lincoln University reserves the right to require documentation of disabilities.  

Available Accommodations

Accommodations to course requirements appropriate for students with disabilities are coordinated through the Office of Access & Ability Services. Academic accommodations are determined by documented and expressed need and must adhere to guidelines found in Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities ACT.

Examples of such services may include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Provision of text on audio tape for persons with visual impairments
  • On going consultation regarding current academic performance
  • Readers for visually impaired students
  • Interpreters for the hearing impaired
  • Access to recording device for assistance with note taking
  • Wheelchair entry access and/or elevators
  • Accessible parking
  • Coordination with agencies providing services for persons with disabilities

Lincoln University provides effective communication by making documents available upon request in Braille, large print, audio recording, and an accessible format. Videos and television programs may be provided by captioning. Please request auxiliary aides or services in a timely manner to ensure effective communication. The University also provides on-campus-housing accommodations for students with disabilities.

Accessibility and On-Campus Accommodations

If students find that an academic program and or extra-curricular programs are inaccessible, they should report this to the Coordinator in the Office of Access & Ability Services or the academic dean of their college. Every effort will be made to make programs accessible.