The Cove office

Rights and Responsibilities

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.