Equal access to campus resources can be the key to unlocking full potential and achieving personal and professional goals
Student Accessibility Services provides classroom, housing, meal plan and other accommodations to students with documented disabilities and chronic illness. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, students receive the tools, support and accommodations they need to succeed academically and socially.
"Through excellent accommodations, Student Accessibility Services gave me the ability to perform at my best on tests and exams. I was able to demonstrate my knowledge in a comfortable setting and stand on equal ground with my peers, despite my disabilities." - Simon Hirschhorn, Finance ’17
By working with students to become their own best advocates, achieve their academic potential and participate in campus life, Student Accessibility Services serves to empower students to succeed in and beyond the classroom. Learn more about academic support services.
We are committed to principles and practices of diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin or disability status in the administration of its educational and admissions policies, employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs or other University-administered programs.
Disability legislation protects individuals with disabilities against discrimination, as well as mandates the provision of reasonable accommodations and auxiliary services. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and most recently, the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act of 2008 are the legal underpinnings of the Queens University of Charlotte Student Accessibility Services Policies.
Eligibility for Student Accessibility Services is determined by the Coordinator of Student Accessibility Services and based on review of documentation and assessment of individual student need. Qualified students with disabilities must meet the legal definition of a person with a disability and submit documentation for verification from a qualified professional. Assignment of accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis. Accommodations are determined on an individual, case-by-case basis.
Student Accessibility Services at Queens University of Charlotte has adopted the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) standards and best practices on documentation requirements.
For more information on accessibility at Queens regarding housing, meal plans or academic services, please contact Dr. Cort Schneider, Coordinator of Student Accessibility, at 704-337-2508 or firstname.lastname@example.org.