Pending receipt of documentation, the Accessibility Resource Center reserves the right to deny services or accommodations. Obtaining academic accommodations is initiated by the student with a disability.
UNC Pembroke is committed to providing services for all students with disabilities in accordance with Sections 504 and 508 of the rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 2009. It is the policy of the University that services are available for any student who can document a disability.2.12 Determining Reasonable Accommodations are determined by the office of the Accessibility Resource Center.A reasonable accommodation is a modification or adjustment to a course, program, service, job, activity, or facility that enables qualified students with disabilities to have an equal opportunity.2.3 To be eligible for disability-related services, students must have a documented disability or condition as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 2009 (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.Under the ADA and Section 504, a person has a disability if that person has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities. At UNC-P, DSS is the designated office that obtains and files disability-related documents, certifies eligibility for services, determines reasonable accommodations, and develops plans for the provision of such accommodations.