The Cove office

Rights and Responsibilities

  1. High School to College
  2. Accommodations
  3. Rights and Responsibilities
  4. Service Animals
  5. Emotional Support Animals
  6. Athletic Policy for Concussions
  7. Contact Us
  8. Application for Disability Services
  9. Academic Enrichment - The Cove

Students have the right to…

  • Confidentiality of records under the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act.
  • A non-discriminatory, equitable and accessible atmosphere at CU.
  • Effective implementation of reasonable and appropriate accommodations in a timely manner.
  • Receive support from Disability Services if approved accommodations have not been implemented.
  • File an appeal with the Disabilities Compliance Coordinator and the Director of the Academic Enrichment Center if there is a disagreement with an accommodation decision.
  • File a grievance if rights are perceived to have been violated under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA/ADAAA).

Students have the responsibility to…

  • Participate in an interactive process with Disability Services staff when requesting accommodations and as necessary thereafter.
  • Adhere to the guidelines and procedures of Disability Services.
  • Provide adequate notice of accommodation requests for a timely response.
  • Provide a copy of the Letter of Accommodation to professors.
  • Fulfill all course requirements, thereby meeting the same requirements as all students.
  • Adhere to the policies of Cedarville University and the Student Code of Conduct as outlined in the Student Handbook.
  • Continue to be qualified for accommodations through Disability Services.
  • Contact the Disabilities Compliance Coordinator:
    • With questions about the process.
    • With questions about approved accommodations.
    • If accommodations are not being met.
    • If accommodations are not effective for equal access.