Every student with a documented disability at Drew University has the right to:
- An equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from employment, programs, services, and activities offered through the university.
- An equal opportunity to learn, and to receive reasonable accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary aids and services.
- Appropriate confidentiality of all information regarding their disability, and to choose to whom information about their disability will be disclosed, except as disclosures are required/permitted by law.
- Information, reasonably available in accessible formats.
Every student with a documented disability has the responsibility to:
- Meet qualifications and maintain essential institutional standards for employment, courses, services, and activities.
- Self-identify as an individual with a disability, when an accommodation is needed, and to seek information, counsel, and assistance as necessary.
- Demonstrate and/or document (from an appropriate professional) how the disability limits their participation in employment, courses, programs, services, or activities.
- Follow published procedures for obtaining information, services and reasonable accommodations.
Drew University has the right to:
- Maintain its academic standards.
- Identify and establish essential functions, abilities, skills, knowledge and standards for courses, programs, services, jobs, activities and the use of facilities; and to evaluate students on this basis.
- Request and receive, through the Office of Accessibility Resources, current documentation that supports the request for accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary assistance and services.
- Deny any request for accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary assistance and services if the individual fails to provide appropriate documentation, or if the documentation provided demonstrates that the request is not warranted.
- Refuse an accommodation, adjustment, and/or auxiliary assistance and services as unreasonable.