• Student Responsibilites in College: The Transition from High School.

    Self Advocacy

    Student is identified by the school and is supported by parents and teachers.

    Student must self-identify to the Disability Services Office.

    Primary responsibility for arranging accommodations belongs to the school.

    Primary responsibility for self-advocacy and arranging accommodations belongs to the student.

    Teachers approach you if they believe you need assistance.

    Professors are usually open and helpful, but most expect you to initiate contact if you need assistance.

    Student Responsibilities

    Tutoring and study support may be a service provided as part of an IEP or 504 Plan.

    Tutoring DOES NOT fall under college disability services. Students with disabilities must seek out the tutoring resources that are available to all students.

    Your time and assignments are structured by others.

    You manage your own time and complete assignments independently.

    You may study outside of class as little as 0 to 2 hours a week, and this may be mostly last-minute preparation.

    You need to study at least 3 to 4 hours outside of class for each hour in class.

    Parental Role

    Parent has access to student records and can participate in the accommodation process.

    Parent does not have access to student records without student's written consent.

    Parent advocates for student.

    Student advocates for self.