NECC Employees & Students Responsibilities and Rights
Faculty/Staff/Administrators Responsibilities and Rights
College’s obligation begins by campus-wide dissemination of appropriate services and equal access information.
Provision of accommodations as recommended by Learning Accommodations Center (LA Center); implemented by faculty and/or Center.
Acceptance of the existence of disability when accommodations have been authorized by the LA Center.
Implement compliance responsibilities under Federal statutes and Regulations, Public Law 101-336-Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) and Public Law 93-112, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504.
College’s obligation starts when student self identifies and requests services.
Inform students about services and the LA Center; e.g., in the syllabus.
If a student does not want to be identified to the LA Center, you are only obligated to give information about services: you are not obligated independently to determine or implement accommodations.
Accommodations need to be determined and recommended by the LA Center only.
Student Responsibilities and Rights
Inclusion of Learning Accommodations’ services in campus wide informational activities.
Requesting, setting up, implementing, maintaining, modifying and reviewing his/her accommodations before, during, and at the end of each semester.
Finding out the responsibilities and policies involved in managing one’s accommodations throughout the semester.
Providing advance notice in a timely manner when requesting an accommodation.
Maintaining ongoing communication with faculty and LA Center staff when managing ongoing classroom and testing accommodations.
Signing the Semester Contract when requesting services and advisor and faculty receive notification of approved learning accommodations/services.
Maintaining academic standards.
Providing feedback in a timely manner to the LA Center on the effectiveness of accommodations and their implementation.
Understanding accommodations do not guarantee successful learning.
Following College’s Academic and Code of Conduct policies.
Communication with advisor/advising center about program major requirements.