Rights and Responsibilities

Students with disabilities at Carroll have the right to:
  • Equal access to courses, programs, services, jobs, activities and facilities offered by the college.
  • Equal opportunity to work, learn and receive accommodations, academic adjustments and/or auxiliary aids and services.
  • Confidentiality of information regarding their disability as applicable laws allow.
  • Information available in accessible formats.
Students with disabilities at Carroll have the responsibility to:
  • Meet qualifications and maintain essential institutional standards for the programs, courses, services, jobs, activities and facilities.
  • Contact the Office of ADA Support Services to inform them of their disability, be considered for accommodations, and to seek information, counseling and assistance.
  • Provide documentation to the Office of ADA Support Services  from a qualified professional about how their disability limits participation in courses, programs, services, jobs, activities and access to facilities.
  • Follow published procedures for obtaining reasonable accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary aids and services.
  • Adhere to the college's Code of Integrity.
Carroll has the right to:
  • Identify and establish essential functions, abilities, skills, knowledge and standards for courses, programs, services, jobs, activities and facilities and to evaluate faculty, staff and students.
  • Request and receive, through Student Support Services, current documentation from a qualified professional who supports the requests for accommodations, academic adjustments and/or auxiliary aids and services.
  • Deny a request for accommodations, academic adjustments and/or auxiliary aids and services if the documentation does not demonstrate a warranted request or if the individual fails to provide appropriate documentation.
  • Select among equally effective accommodations, adjustments and/or auxiliary aids and services.
  • Refuse to provide an accommodation, adjustment and/or auxiliary aid and service that imposes a fundamental alteration on a college program or activity.
Carroll has the responsibility to:
  • Accommodate the known limitations of an otherwise qualified student with a disability.
  • Provide faculty, staff, students and guests with disabilities information in accessible formats upon request.
  • Ensure that courses, programs, services, jobs, activities and facilities, when viewed in their entirety, are available and usable in the most integrated and appropriate settings.
  • Evaluate faculty, staff, students and applicants on their abilities and not their disabilities.
  • Provide or arrange accommodations, academic adjustments and/or auxiliary aids and services for faculty, staff, students and guests with disabilities in courses, programs, services, jobs, activities and facilities.
  • Maintain appropriate confidentiality of records and communication, except where permitted or required by law.
  • Maintain academic standards by providing accommodations without compromising the content, quality or level of instruction.

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