Policies & procedures relating to: academic accommodations, course substitution, course waiver, good faith efforts, academic journals, dispute resolution, and academic dishonesty.
“…whether or not an accommodation is to be made is not negotiable. How an accommodation is to be made is negotiable.” (Brinckerhoff, et. al.,1993, p. 247).
Palomar College has created a webpage for memory aids entitled:
What Does Memory Aid/Note Card Mean on a DRC Accommodation Letter? A Guide for Implementation for Students and Professors
Mt. San Antonio has created a webpage with a list of links to their board policies and procedures regarding students with disabilities. It is an excellent resource that combines all relative policies into one location.
San Mateo Community College District (2016). Clear concise process for providing the three levels of academic accommodations to students receiving DSPS services; also describes the process for students with disabilities NOT using DSPS services.
Recently updated in 2019, these documents are clearly written and organized, and align with Title 5 Regulations regarding students with disabilities. You can access Cerritos College Board Policy 5140 using the title link to this entry, and access Cerritos College Administrative Procedure 5140 here. Academic accommodations are included within the overarching policy and procedures for Disabled Student Programs and Services.
This document presents factors to consider when evaluating the need for extended time on assignments.
San Diego Community College District Administrative Procedure 3105.1 details the laws requiring academic accommodations, the procedure to be followed in processing requests for accommodations, procedures for processing disputes and grievances, requests for a course substitution or waiver, and reporting of disability discrimination. This district procedure was last revised on October 17, 2016, and is still the most current as of May 30, 2019.
Galvin Group (2012). Reviewed 03.12.19. Accessible.
This board policy comes from San Diego Community College District, and was part of comprehensive revision of DSPS policies and procedures related to Students with Disabilities, approved by the Board of Trustees on September 8, 2016, and still current as of May 30, 2019.
Section 504 of The Rehabilitation Act – Key elements of academic accommodations. Originally created by Galvin Group. (Reviewed 2018, still current) See also, full text of Section 504.