Disability Services Policies & Procedures

Requesting Accommodations

Students requiring accommodations for any course due to a disability are required to register with Disability Services and provide documentation of the disability.

  • For a detailed explanation of the process for registering with Disability Services, select Register with Disability Services from the menu on the right.
  • Select Disability Documentation for a detailed explanation of Disability Services documentation requirements.  The following form and checklist will help students and diagnosticians with documentation requirements:

Syllabus Statement

Disability Services recommends that the following statement be included in the syllabus for any course taught at Weber State University:

"Any student requiring accommodations or services due to a disability must contact Disability Services (DS) in Room 181 of the Student Services Center (or Room 256 at the Davis Campus). Disability Services can also arrange to provide course materials (including this syllabus) in alternative formats upon request."

The following contact information may also be helpful and can be included as part of a verbal announcement during the first course session:

Contact Disability Services:  

    Ogden: 801-626-6413 
     Davis: 801-395-3442 

 Email us at dsc@weber.edu

Accommodations for Events & Activities

The department or organization sponsoring any event at WSU is responsible for providing any necessary accommodations.  Individuals requiring an accommodation for an event or activity should contact the sponsor directly.

If you are a WSU Department, Club, or Organization, Disability Services recommends that the following statement be included in your event advertising (posters, flyers, etc.):

"Weber State University, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, ensures equal access to all university functions, activities, and programs for individuals with disabilities.  Please contact [person to contact] at [email/phone number] at least one week prior to this event to request accommodations in relation to a disability.

It is acceptable to include the last sentence only instead of the entire statement.  The exact wording can be customized as needed so long as the intent of the statement remains clear.

ADA Training

Our program offers ADA Training to any department on campus.  This training varies in length and can be modified to fit the specific needs of the audience.  Here is a short list of some of the topics we can cover:

  • Basic ADA Law
  • Who is Disabled?
  • Office Procedures and Policies
  • Working with Disabled Students
  • Documentation Requirements
  • Accessible Technology
  • Transition Issues for Disabled Students
  • Q&A/Problem Solving

This training can be co-facilitated with WSU's ADA Coordinator and is available for almost any size audience.  Please contact Disability Services at 801-626-6413 or ssd@weber.edu to make arrangements.

Concurrent Enrollment

Students enrolled in WSU Concurrent Enrollment (CE) classes may request accommodations in accordance with relevant disability law. It is generally the policy of WSU Disability Services to defer to previously approved and effective accommodation plans created by appropriate high school staff, as long as the requested accommodations do not compromise the completion requirements of the university course.