Disability Services (DS) staff ask that you follow the process below to start receiving accommodations due to your disability.
- Prospective/incoming students
- Current students
- Online students
- PSEO or CITS students
- Students with temporary health conditions
Examples of disabilities include, but certainly not limited to:
- Learning Disabilities (Reading/Writing Disability, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, etc)
- Deaf/Hard of Hearing
- Psychological/Psychiatric Disabilities
- Visual Impairments
- Chronic Health Conditions
Students with a disability must self – report or identify themselves as having a disability and their request for accommodations.
Here are the steps to access services:
- Fill out the Disability Services Request Form
- Provide documentation of disability (required). It can be confidentially submitted by attaching it to the Request Form. Other ways to submit documentation can be by email [email protected], Fax – (218) 733-7645, hand deliver to the Main Campus S155 or mail to attention Disability Services.
- Schedule an intake meeting with Disability Coordinator to discuss needs, develop a plan for success, determine appropriate academic accommodations, and types of support/resources. All services and accommodations are individualized, interactive, and confidential. This meeting can take place in person or virtually.
Here are some tips to ensure timely services:
- Contact DS/request accommodations as soon as possible prior to enrollment. Accommodations can be requested at any point during your enrollment here at LSC however are not retroactive. Doing so helps to ensure your services are set up in order for you to utilize the resources and aid in your success!
- Accuplacer testing can be accommodated through DS. Please contact DS staff directly to schedule a testing time to arrange your accommodation.
- Documentation may include an IEP (Individual Education Plan) with an Evaluation Report, Psychological Report, Neuro assessment, or other medical documentation. See Documentation Criteria for additional information. If the initial documentation is incomplete or insufficient, DS has the right to request additional documentation. Any cost of obtaining documentation is the responsibility of the student.
- Students who suspect a disability or learning difficulty but have no record of such can be provided an updated list of resources of outside agencies for diagnostic testing. Any testing costs are the student’s responsibility.
- Additional Disability Services Forms: