Sample Syllabus Referral Statement

Dear Professors,

Northern Essex Community College is required to provide accurate and updated referral information to students. Please consider including the following sample referral language in your syllabus.

Sample Syllabus Statement:

“Northern Essex Community College is committed to providing equal access to students with documented disabilities. To ensure equal access to this class (and your program) please contact the Learning Accommodations Center (LA Center) or Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) to engage in a confidential discussion about accommodations for the classroom and clinical/practicum settings. Accommodations are not provided retroactively. Students are encouraged to register with the LA Center at the start of their program.

Learning Accommodations Center:
Serving students with documented disabilities, such as learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders, autism spectrum disorders, brain injuries, chronic illness, low vision/blind, physical disabilities, psychiatric disabilities and seizure disorders.

Visit the LA Center in the Behrakis One-Stop Student Center SC111, call 978 556-3654, or email

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services:
Visit DHHS in the Behrakis One-Stop Student Success Center SC110, call 978-241-7045 (VP/Voice), or email