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STUDENT, ACCOMMODATIONS (DISABILITY SERVICES) AND COLLEGE RESPONSIBILITIES
Student Responsibilities Accommodations (Disability Services) Responsibilities McLennan Community College Responsibilities
Self-identify or disclose their disability to Accommodations (Disability Services). Assist students regarding educational and disability accommodation issues applicable under federal and state law. Provide accessible facilities and related equipment.
Obtain documentation of assessment and test results and provide them to Accommodations (Disability Services). Collect and evaluate educational, psychological, medical, and vocational diagnostic information provided by the student to determine eligibility for accommodations. Protect a student's right to privacy and confidentiality.
Check in and discuss current or new accommodations needs with the Accommodations Coordinator. Advise students regarding appropriate course selection and individualized, reasonable educational accommodations. Provide access to programs and services.
Contact his/her instructors at the start of each semester to review accommodations for each class. Arrange for appropriate and reasonable accommodations. Inform students of Accommodations (Disability Services) location.
Notify Accommodations (Disability Services) if services are no longer needed or services need to be re-evaluated. Assist students in accessing technology available to address their identified accommodation needs. Make reasonable accommodations for students who meet the qualifying criteria.
Comply with all McLennan Community College rules of the General Conduct Policy. Educate students about student rights and responsibilities. Provide reasonable access to program and service choices equal to those available to the general public.
Communicate to Accommodations (Disability Services) in a timely manner for any questions or problems associated with their disability or assigned accommodations. Suggest reasonable adjustments in teaching methods that do not change any essential element of the curriculum or program.
Work with off-campus program facilities to also comply with Section 504 (Subpart E) and ADAAA.
Inform students of their rights and responsibilities.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions or concerns about your accommodations. It is especially important that you let someone know if you believe you aren’t receiving your approved accommodations. Please contact the Accommodations Coordinator at disabilities@mclennan.edu or call 254-299-8122 as soon as possible.

ADA Grievance Procedures

Procedure for Informal Grievance

  1. A student should first discuss his or her grievance with the instructor, administrator or other individual directly and immediately involved in the dispute.
  2. If the concern is still unresolved after consulting the party directly involved, individuals may contact the Vice President for Student Success to request assistance facilitating a resolution (254-299-8645).

The purpose of the informal process is to make a good faith effort to resolve the issue quickly and efficiently; however, individuals may implement the formal process at any time during the informal resolution process. See Policy E-XXXIII, ADA Grievance Policy.

Procedure for Formal Grievance

In the event than an informal grievance dos not resolve the matter, a formal grievance may be filed using Policy F-V-s, Discrimination Resolution Process.

Should you disagree with the outcome of the Grievance Process, you may file a formal complaint with the Office for Civil Rights:

Students may contact the Office of Civil Rights with questions and concerns. Resources are located below:

Students may contact the Office of Civil Rights with questions and concerns. Resources are located below:

Office of Civil Rights - National Headquarters

Telephone: 800-421-3481
Fax: 202-453-6012

Office of Civil Rights - State of Texas

Telephone: 214-661-9600
Fax: 214-661-9587

Dallas Office

Office of Civil Rights - U.S. Department of Education

1999 Bryan Street, Suite 1620
Dallas, Texas 75201-6810