Meredith College values the diversity of its community and promotes inclusivity for students in their endeavors. We strive to create an accessible community that ensures students have equal access to programs and services. Consistent with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Meredith College prohibits the discrimination of students with disabilities and provides reasonable and appropriate accommodations to qualified students with disabilities.
Disability Services' Responsibilities
Disability Services is responsible for establishing the eligibility of qualified students with disabilities based on the student's experience and current documentation. Accommodations are determined on an individual, case-by-case basis.
Disability Services connects students with resources that encourage independence and self-advocacy so all students may accomplish their educational and personal goals.Disability Services connects students with resources that encourage independence and self-advocacy so they can accomplish their educational and personal goals. Some of the services and tools we offer, like our reading technology software, are useful for students with and without disabilities.
In college, students with disabilities are expected to advocate for themselves. Therefore, the responsibility of declaring a disability and requesting accommodations falls to the student. Please refer to the certification process for more information about becoming eligible for disability services.