What disabilities qualify for accommodations?

Any health condition that substantially limits a major life activity, physical health conditions, chronic health condition, mental health conditions, and learning disabilities. Our office also provides accommodations for temporary disabilities. For more information, please email us at...

What if a student does not use every accommodation on his/her Student Disability Services Letter of Accommodation?

Each class has different demands, so it is up to the student to decide which accommodations to use. It is also the student’s responsibility to remind the instructor which accommodations he/she will need. Please note that a Disability Services Notice will not get them out of attending class...

What if I am not agreeable to a particular accommodation?

Instructors are entitled to work with the student to provide reasonable accommodation. For questions about reasonable modifications or concerns, please contact Student Disability Services at 208.562.2410 or 208.562.2496.

What is the Student Disability Services office?

The Student Disability Services office exists to help ensure that all students at the College of Western Idaho have equal access to the programs and services of the College of Western Idaho according to law. In addition to providing auxiliary aids and services to students with documented...

Who is responsible for making sure accommodation are put into practice?

The student is responsible for carrying out their part in implementing the accommodations. This could include the following: setting up meetings with instructors or attending office hours to discuss the specific needs in regarding accommodations, recording lectures or discussions, and having a...

Will other colleges or future employers know that I received accommodations in college?

No. Accommodations remain private between our office and your instructors. We may notify club advisors, academic advisors, and other college personnel when necessary or at the request of the student receiving the accommodation. Accommodations or disability status are not listed on transcripts or...

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