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 LA 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 to determine or implement accommodations.
If a student does not identify until late in the semester, the instructor is under no obligation to offer make-up exams or assignments; accommodations need to be provided only from the point of official notification.
Accommodations need to be determined and recommended by the LA Center only.
Faculty is not responsible for requesting documentation.
Student Responsibilities and Rights
Providing advance notice in a timely manner when requesting an accommodation.
Submitting appropriate documentation that supports the existence of a disability.
Requesting, setting up, and implementing his/her accommodations before and during each semester.
Maintaining ongoing communication with faculty and LA Center staff when managing classroom and testing accommodations.
Understanding that accommodations do not guarantee successful learning.
Signing the Semester Contract and activating accommodations each semester.
Providing feedback in a timely manner to the LA Center on the effectiveness of accommodations and their implementation.