A "reasonable and appropriate accommodation" is a modification, adjustment, and/or auxiliary aid that minimizes or eliminates the impact of a disability, allowing the student to gain equal access and opportunity to participate in the University's courses, programs, services, activities, and facilities.
A "reasonable and appropriate accommodation" is one that does not:
- require a substantial change or alteration in the curriculum to an essential element of a course or program;
- fundamentally alter the nature of the service provided;
- pose an undue financial hardship or administrative burden; and/or
- pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.