Once you receive your letter of acceptance to Parkland, follow these steps to request an accommodation:
1. Complete the Accessibility Services Intake Form and Submit Documentation
Please complete the Accessibility Services Intake Form
2. Schedule evaluation appointment
NOTE: Documentation of your disability must be received by our office at least one week prior to your scheduled appointment. Accessibility Services staff will be in touch to schedule your appointment or you can call our office at 217/353-2338 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment. During this meeting, you will have an opportunity to discuss your functional limitations and how they impact your learning.
3. Complete assessment testing in the Accessibility Services
New Parkland students may be required to take assessment/placement tests in reading, writing, mathematics, or English as a Second Language. Call our office at 217/353-2338 and visit the Assessment Center website for more information.
4. Complete Orientation
Complete your new student orientation at Student Orientation. The contents of the orientation are designed to explain the registration process, important college policies, and provide an introduction to all aspects of college life.
5. Get your student ID
Once you have met with your advisor and have registered for your classes, stop by Student Life to obtain your Parkland ID.
6. Notify Accessibility Services to send instructors your accommodations
Accessibility Services will send out your accommodations after you inform our office at email@example.com which instructors should get your information.
After Classes Begin:
strongly encouraged to contact instructors during their scheduled office hours,
after class time, or via email to discuss approved accommodations. If concerns
arise, do not hesitate to contact our office to discuss the matter.
A FOLLOW-UP APPOINTMENT WITH ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES COORDINATOR
approved academic accommodations are an integral part of your college success,
and we want to make sure they are working for you. Remember: you’re in college
now and we want you to take advantage of our services provided under the ADA!