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Language Choices for Syllabi Statements

Language Choices for Syllabi Statements

Syllabus Requirement – Accommodation Statement
Faculty are required to accommodate students who have documented disabilities; the Office of Disability Services identifies specific accommodations for individual students and is also very supportive of faculty efforts and concerns in meeting those accommodations. Information for faculty can be found on the SDS website.
EXAMPLE #1
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to serving all students with disabilities as defined by federal regulations. If you have a disability and are not yet being accommodated please contact the Office of Student Disability Services at disability@uml.edu to register for accommodations. If you are receiving accommodations please speak to me during office hours, or privately after class, as we want to protect your privacy, so that we can make appropriate arrangements to receive your classroom and testing accommodations. Please contact me as soon as possible to ensure that we can provide accommodations as the semester begins. 
Additionally Student Disability Services supports software for ALL students. Read&Write Gold is literacy software that allows you to read on-screen text aloud, research and check written work, and create study guides. You can download the software from the IT Software webpage on the UML website:IT Software Page.
EXAMPLE #2
In accordance with University policy and the ADA, I will happily accommodate students with documented disabilities confirmed by the Office of Disability Services SDS (disability@uml.edu; University Crossings Suite 300, 978-934-4574). If you have a documented disability that will necessitate academic accommodations, please notify me during office hours or after class as we respect, and want to protect your privacy. If you have a disability and are not currently receiving accommodations please contact SDS to arrange accommodations moving forward. Communicating your individual needs can allow us to co-develop learning strategies that will hopefully lead to academic success.
Additionally Student Disability Services supports software for ALL students. Read&Write Gold is literacy software that allows you to read on-screen text aloud, research and check written work, and create study guides. You can download the software from the IT Software webpage on the UML website:IT Software Page.
 EXAMPLE #3
If you have a documented disability that will require classroom accommodations, please notify me as soon as possible after the first class meeting so that we might make appropriate arrangements. Please speak to me either during office hours or privately after class as we respect, and want to protect your privacy. Visit the Student Disability Services webpage for further information.
Additionally Student Disability Services supports software for ALL students. Read&Write Gold is literacy software that allows you to read on-screen text aloud, research and check written work, and create study guides. You can download the software from the IT Software webpage on the UML website:IT Software page